Ryedale Book Festival

Yorkshire Arboretum – 20th August

logo-portraitJoin us for a day of literary delights with a tree theme. Our events are included with standard admission to the Arboretum. www.yorkshirearboretum.org.

The featured books will be on sale from Scarborough bookseller Wardle & Jones. WardleandJones_logo

This event is sponsored by Intelsius. www.intelsius.comIntelsius Low Res

9.00- 1.00: Creative workshop with Alice Fox

Get inspired by the glorious landscape of the Arboretum in this half-day leaf-stitching workshop with artist Alice Fox.

We are sorry to announce that due to unforeseen circumstances, Alice will not be able to join us at the Yorkshire Arboretum. 

We look forward to welcoming Alice to Ryedale in the future.

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11.00 - 4.00: Cat Weatherill

Performance storyteller Cat Weatherill will take you on a wildly imaginative journey with pirates, prophecies and enormous hedgehogs.

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11.30 - 3.30: Karin Celestine

Karin Celestine will be reading her charming stories and leading a craft activity that is suitable for all the family.

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12.00 - 4.30: Daniela Nunnari

Tree-themed poetry readings from Ryedale poet Daniela Nunnari and the chance to write your own poem drawing inspiration from the beautiful surroundings.

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2.30 - 3.30: Professor Fiona Stafford

Meet author Prof. Fiona Stafford and her book, The Long Long Life of Trees, a lyrical tribute to the diversity of trees, their physical beauty, their special characteristics and uses, and their ever-evolving meanings.

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