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  • 2 June 2019

    Sophie’s first book, Cuckoo, is a gothic psychological thriller set in the wintry landscape of rural Derbyshire. It won the Bath Novel Award 2017 and the prestigious Friday Night Live Award at the York Festival of Writing. In Cuckoo, Caro, an illustrator, returns to her childhood home and is haunted by disturbing memories that echo the dark tales of her latest commission. Obsessed with one story in particular, she gradually uncovers family secrets, village hatred and a guilt too much to bear.

  • 2 June 2019

    Spanning science and politics, stories and global epidemics, Rose George’s Nine Pints takes us from ancient practices of bloodletting to current research seeking to bring synthetic blood to a hospital near you.

  • 2 June 2019

    Join us in the Carriage Shop Theatre at the Roundhouse for a themed family film screening of Matilda, based on Roald Dahl’s award winning novel. With delicious themed snacks and a fancy dress competition with a Magical theme, it’s a chance to get cosy and join us for a fun-filled family afternoon! £6 per person £21 family ticket (2 adults/2 children or 1 adult/3 children) Suitable for 6 – 12s with their grown-ups. Max ratio of 2 children to 1 adult

  • 2 June 2019

    A Farmer's Diary reveals the highs, lows and hard, hard work involved in making a living from the land. Sally Urwin and her husband Steve own High House Farm in Northumberland, which they share with Mavis the Sheepdog, one very fat pony, and many, many sheep. Set in beautiful, wild landscape, and in use for generations, it's the perfect setting for Sally's (sometimes brutally) honest and charming account of farming life.

  • 2 June 2019

    In just five years Derby Book Festival has established itself as the largest and most successful literature festival in the East Midlands, including great authors, poets, historians, politicians, illustrators, storytellers and musicians. Since its inception, photographer Kim Gribbon, along with other local photographers, has captured the excitement, enthusiasm and spirit of the Festival, creating an invaluable record of memories for audience and artists alike. 16 May 2019 - 27 July 2019

  • 3 June 2019

    In just five years Derby Book Festival has established itself as the largest and most successful literature festival in the East Midlands, including great authors, poets, historians, politicians, illustrators, storytellers and musicians. Since its inception, photographer Kim Gribbon, along with other local photographers, has captured the excitement, enthusiasm and spirit of the Festival, creating an invaluable record of memories for audience and artists alike. 16 May 2019 - 27 July 2019

  • 3 June 2019

    Rupinder Kaur is a Birmingham born Panjabi poet whose 2018 debut collection, Rooh transcends borders and arbitrary boundaries. Her poems straddle English and Punjabi culture looking at love, religion, identity, politics, history, taboos, society – often questioning orthodox views, particularly the expected gender roles. Nafeesa Hamid is a British Pakistani poet/ playwright who set up the monthly Derby open mic night, Twisted Tongues. Her debut poetry collection, Besharam was published in 2018.

  • 3 June 2019

    A special film screening for people living with dementia, their friends, family and carers to enjoy a stimulating and friendly afternoon.

  • 3 June 2019

    Ticket includes tea/coffee, scone, jam & cream. Please note: booking for this event is by phone only at QUAD on 01332 290606. Booking deadline is Friday 24 May. In her new book, The Apprehensive Gardener published by Pimpernel Press in May 2019, Griselda Kerr has written a practical guide on how, what and when to look at the plants growing in the garden. With over 700 plants to refer to, it includes almost all plants likely to be found in a non-specialist UK garden. Look up the plant in a specially formatted index spread across the year and a page reference will take you to a short, clearly written entry on what to do in a particular month.

  • 3 June 2019

    Join us for a trail of tales around the Museum. Some well-loved books have been hidden around the Museum by the curator, but can you solve the clues to find them all? £1 per trail sheet Drop in session. For 5+ with their grown-ups. Saturday 25 May – Sunday 9 June

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