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Rebecca Fleet

Celebrate National Crime Reading Month with Rebecca Fleet

Wed 4 Apr 2018 1pm - 2pm Bolton Library

Exciting debut crime writer Rebecca Fleet will be talking about her explosive new thriller ‘The House Swap’.

Wirral Local History Month

Wirral Libraries Local History Month

Thu 5 Apr 2018 to Mon 30 Apr 2018 Birkenhead Central

Local talks for Wirral people, inc. on war, West Kirby waterfront, suffragists and Britain's first policewoman. Events all over Wirral Libraries,

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CSI Crime Scene Evening

Fri 6 Apr 2018 7pm Little Sutton Library

How do the real forensic experts deal with a crime scene and how do crime writers make sure they get the facts right? Examine the evidence at our “crime scene’” and chat with the writer and the forensic expert who together form Ashley Dyer.

Guy Mankwoski

Read Regional Author Event: Guy Mankwoski

Tue 10 Apr 2018 6.30pm - 8pm Lees Library

Guy Mankowski’s first novel, The Intimates, was published by Legend Press in 2011. His second, Letters from Yelena, was researched in the world of Russian ballet, and was adapted for the stage for a one-off performance at Dance City, Newcastle.

Martin Edwards Frodsham

Martin Edwards

Thu 12 Apr 2018 7pm Frodsham Library

Prolific crime writer, President of the Crime Writers Association an crime anthology writer. The only thing he doesn't do is crimes himself.

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Martin Salter-Smith

Mon 16 Apr 2018 2.30pm Grange Over Sands Library

Martin will talk about his first thriller, Spanish Son, and about his writing journey from being a poet to a novelist

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Bookmark Festival: Crime Writers' Workshop

Fri 20 Apr 2018 5.30pm Oldham Library

Do you want to write the perfect murder story? Looking for that perfect twist? Join Salford writer and playwright Jane McNulty in our Life of Crime mystery workshop

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Bookmark Festival: Mandasue Heller and David Mark

Fri 20 Apr 2018 7pm - 8.30pm Oldham Library

Two writers of thrilling and nail bitingly tense stories return to Oldham to discuss how and why they love writing about crime and punishment.

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Family Day Poetry Morning with Matt Goodfellow

Sat 21 Apr 2018 11.30am Oldham Library

Matt Goodfellow will kick start the festival’s family day with a high energy, fun-filled and interactive poetry session. Take part in rhyme games and activities and create a poem together.


Bookmark Festival: Bookish

Sat 21 Apr 2018 6.30pm - 8pm Oldham Library

Five mini comedy shows each inspired by a different book and you get to choose which ones you see!

Katie Thistleton

Katie Thistleton (World Book Night)

Mon 23 Apr 2018 4pm - 5.30pm Oldham Library

Join CBBC’s TV and radio presenter Katie Thistleton as she talks about mental health and her new book Dear Katie: Real Problems, Real Advice.


Bookmark Festival: An Austentatious Murder

Mon 23 Apr 2018 7pm - 9pm Oldham Library

Acknowledging Jane Austen as one of mankind’s most gifted writers on the subject of love and the human condition, tech developers have created the ‘Austen Algorithm’ - the key to finding the perfect partner.

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An Afternoon with Simon Mayo

Tue 24 Apr 2018 1.30pm - 3pm Oldham Library

Join Simon Mayo for an afternoon of relaxed conversation around his debut adult novel.

Weaver Words

Weaver Words Frodsham Literature Festival

Wed 25 Apr 2018 to Sun 29 Apr 2018 Frodsham Library

Talks, events, workshops, competitions ... with the theme of a sense of place. Venues throughout Frodsham and surrounding area.

North West Libraries

Librarians in the North West have pioneered partnership working to encourage new readers into libraries. Time To Read is a partnership of librarians engaged in reader development activity in public library authorities in the North West Region. 22 public library authorities in the region currently support Time To Read.

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