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September 2017

Emma Flint – Kenilworth Arts Festival2017

September 22 @ 6:15 pm
£4.00

Emma Flint grew up in Newcastle upon Tyne, and has been writing fiction since she knew what stories were. She graduated from the University of St. Andrews with an MA in English Language and Literature, later completing a novel-writing course at the Faber Academy. She worked in Edinburgh for four years, and now lives in north London. Since childhood, she has been drawn to true-crime stories, developing an encyclopaedic knowledge of real-life murder cases. She is equally fascinated by notorious…

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AN EVENING OF POETRY, CURATED BY NINE ARCHES PRESS – Kenilworth Arts Festival 2017

September 22 @ 7:45 pm
£12.00

Since its inception in 2008, Rugby-based Nine Arches Press has made waves as an independent publishing press, boasting an impressive and inclusive roster of new and emerging writers in the UK. We’re delighted to be partnering with Nine Arches to host a very special evening of poetry readings, featuring a stellar cast of established and emerging poets: Rishi Dastidar, Jacqueline Saphra, Cynthia Miller, Ben Bransfield and Marvin Thompson. Rishi Dastidar’s poetry has been published by the Financial Times, Tate Modern and the Southbank Centre…

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Drop-in Mosaic Workshops with Helen Clues – Kenilworth Arts Festival 2017

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Helen Clues is an artist living and working in Warwickshire, England. She trained in Art & Design in Carlisle in the 1990’s where her passion for materials and processes began. Helen is always searching for, experimenting with and combining different media. Her mosaic work is decorative and functional, using found, collected and traditional materials. Mosaics by their very nature can be heavy, Helen’s pieces are refined and delicate so reflecting the original objects that inspired them. Helen is represented by…

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MAKE A DREAM CATCHER WITH CELESTINE & THE HARE – Kenilworth Arts Festival 2017

September 23 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
£8.00

Karin Celestine – Celestine & the Hare – is a fibre artist and writer. She needles felt small creatures and tell stories from her little shed workshop in Monmouth, Wales. Each creature Karin makes has a unique character, charm and mischief of its own. She has a sense of fun and nostalgia and a love of the forgotten, small, passed over and missed things. Karin is the author of several much-loved children’s books and the creator of beautiful short stop motion animations, which feature the creatures…

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October 2017

Warwick Words History Festival

October 2 - October 8

Last year Warwick staged their very first History Festival and were delighted with the fantastic response – not only from our audiences, but also from the many local organisations, public and commercial, which supported them in this new endeavour. The History Festival 2017 looks certain to be just as successful: guest writers include Sarah Dunant, Lucinda Hawksley, Dan Jones, Alexander McCall Smith, Peter Snow, Charles Spencer and A N Wilson. They will also welcome back Juliet Barker, Janina Ramirez and Alison Weir, who all joined us last…

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