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Online: National Poetry Day with Pauline Prior-Pitt

1st October at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Celebrate National Poetry Day with our online Story Café Special with Pauline Prior-Pitt. A warm welcome, invigorating, illuminating poems and brilliant chat awaits you!

Drama Queens perform their own devised version of Muriel Sparke's novel The Abbess of Crewe, 2019

Online: Drama Queens: In Our Own Words

8th October at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us online for the world premiere of the timely new play Cummings and Goings. Meet Mother as she struggles to deal with her three annoying and arrogant children – Boris, Dom and Mikey...

Creative Writing Credit: GWL

Online: Bold Types: Editing Mistress-class

22nd October at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Submissions are open for our annual writing competition and our editing mistress-class will help you to build your boldness before you send us your work!

Story Cafe Radical Women. Credit: GWL

Online: Story Café Special: Radical Women

29th October at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Sit back and listen to talks, stories and poems that celebrate the lives of poets, writers and fighters – from suffragettes and radical women poets of the past to Scottish women fighting for workplace equality in the twentieth century.

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Online: Bold Types Creative Writing Showcase

19th November at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Be dazzled by our bold writers in this online Bold Types Creative Writing Showcase. We’ll be cheering them on as they share stories and poems on the theme of FUTURE, in front of our panel of encouraging judges.

A red building with the sign Aniak Public Library sits along a snowy road, Alaska. Credit: Donna Moore

Online: Story Café Special: Moose, Mosquitos and Bears…Oh My

26th November at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Hear adventures in remote Alaskan villages and traditional Yup’ik folktales, as well as readings from Kathleen Jamie’s surfacing in this Story Café Special.

Women in the Landscape Story Café Kairos

Online: Story Café Special: Women in the Landscape

3rd December at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Listen to readings from some fabulous women writers who have connected in different ways with our built and natural heritage at this online Women in the landscape Story Café.

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Online: Creative Writing for Fearties: Cinema Memories

5th December at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

This online Creative Writing for Fearties Special is inspired by memories of cinema-going in the 1930s!

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Online: Story Café Special: Once upon a time, there was an engineer…

10th December at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

In this Story Café Special, Nina Baker will talk about 120 years of women engineers and scientists in novels, play, graphic art and film!

Paramount Pictures logo - 35mm film strip, donated by Thomas McGoran (Glasgow projectionist), courtesy of Cinema and Culture in 1930s Britain collection, Lancaster University Special Collection

Online: Creative Writing for Fearties: Cinema Memories

15th January, 2021 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

This Creative Writing for Fearties Special is inspired by memories of cinema-going in the 1930s!

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