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The Infinite Cold: Anna Clarkson @ Gala Theatre and Cinema

05 October 2019

10.30am/11am/11.30am/12pm (running time: 15 min)

Relax in the Gala Studio and enjoy a family-friendly immersive theatre experience...

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Literary Letters with Dr Laura Mckenzie @ Palace Green Library

05 October 2019


In the words of John Donne, ‘More than kisses, letters mingle souls’. The archives of Palace Green Library hold letters written by some of the most significant literary figures of the modern age, and this session offers the chance to read them in their original form and discuss the stories that bring them to life...

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Platform Seven @ Palace Green Library

05 October 2019


Best selling author Louise Doughty introduces her newest book, Platform Seven, an eerily relevant, high-concept thriller about what happens when fantasy starts to take over from reality. 

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When I Had a Little Sister @ Palace Green Library

05 October 2019


Join Catherine Simpson as she discusses her memoir When I Had a Little Sister.

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How to Submit your Manuscript @ Gala Theatre and Cinema

05 October 2019


Literary agents receive hundreds of manuscript proposals each week. Learn how to stand out. 

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David Nicholls: Sweet Sorrow @ Gala Theatre and Cinema

08 October 2019

£10/£9, £13/12 (including film screening)

We are thrilled to welcome the author and screenwriter David Nicholls to Durham.

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Book and Brunch at Durham Cathedral @ Durham Cathedral

09 October 2019


Enjoy brunch and book readings at this unique North East event. Meet local authors and take in the stunning surroundings of the Chapter House, used as the filming location for Professor McGonagall's classroom in the Harry Potter films.


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