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Lancashire Litfest

Lancashire LitFest

Mon 19 Feb 2018 to Sat 24 Mar 2018

Litfest develops writers, engages readers and audiences, and celebrates literary excellence. We do this through our annual literature festival which has been staged since 1978 and a range of other publishing, development and participatory projects.

Pup up books

Pop Up book Installation

Wed 14 Mar 2018 to Mon 26 Mar 2018 Newton Le Willows

Handmade books display

Perfect girlfriend

Crime writer Trio Comes to Bolton.

Tomorrow 12 noon - 1pm Bolton Library

Psychological thriller writer Karen Hamilton (The Perfect Boyfriend) will be joined by another two promising debut crime writers; C.J Tudor, The Chalk Man and Olivia Kiernan with Too Close Too Breath.

Maria Elsa Bragg

Marie-Elsa Bragg and The Levelling

Tomorrow 7pm - 8.30pm Millgate Arts Centre

Marie Elsa’s fascinating career includes periods as a ballet dancer, Anglican priest, therapist and even a lecturer. The book follows a family of Cumbrian hill farmers over the generations and the challenges they face.


Saddleworth Literature Festival

Sat 24 Mar 2018 10.30am to Sun 25 Mar 2018 5.30pm Saddleworth School

Several favourites are returning including BBC Radio presenter, Mike Sweeney; ex-Scot’s Guard turned poet, Spike the Poet, and London Literary Agent, Christine Green, who will be returning to her Saddleworth roots ...

Splinter Blood Ashley Dyer

Ashley Dyer

Mon 26 Mar 2018 2.30pm - 4pm Bebington Central Library

Crime writing duo Ashley Dyer talk about their work including Splinter in the Blood

police scene do not cross csi

Crime Scene Call Forensics

Wed 28 Mar 2018 Westbrook Library

Your chance to solve the murder in the library with a top selling author and forensic expert at Westbrook Library on 28th March from 6:30pm

police scene do not cross csi

CSI Crime Writer

Thu 29 Mar 2018 10.30am Great Boughton Library

The crime writing duo Ashley Dyer will explain, using pictures, practical demonstrations, chat – and laughter. You will learn how forensic investigations happen, see how an expert ‘lifts’ fingerprints, and try your hand at identifying footwear evidence.

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CSI Crime Evening

Thu 29 Mar 2018 7pm Northwich Library

How do the real forensic experts deal with a crime scene and how do crime writers make sure they get the facts right?

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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