Monday, 22 October 2012

Local Library Events

Just been sent the following information about author events at local libraries:

Friday 26th October: An Evening with Peter Benson. Honley Library at 7.30pm “Nine novels in 34 Minutes”

Peter Benson is a multi award winning author, screenwriter and poet. He will give a short talk about his 9 novels and then discuss the creative process and writing.

Tickets £2 from Honley Library tel 01484 222340, from any Kirklees Box Office 01484 223200 or on line at

Tuesday 30th October: Haunted Huddersfield.  Meet local author Kai Roberts at Huddersfield Library, from 7-8.30pm, for an illustrated talk.
"Haunted Huddersfield presents a survey of ghostly lore in the region  from traditional headless spectres to modern poltergeist manifestations. Whilst we live in a supposedly rational, secular age such tales stubbornly persist in the public psyche and, whatever their truth, much can be learnt about how we relate to our environment by studying them. And as the old saying goes, you don't have to believe in ghosts to be afraid of them..."

Suitable for 11yr+  Tickets £2 from any Kirklees Box Office 01484 223200 or on line at

Thursday 8th November:  Andy McNab.  Huddersfield Town Hall at 7.30pm.  Meet  Andy McNab, DCM, MM: ex SAS,  author, TV personality, military advisor and trainer.
RED NOTICE: McNab at his devastatingly authentic, pulse pounding best.  Russian terrorists take 400 hostages on the Eurostar to Paris. Hidden within the train is Andy McNab's explosive new creation, Sergeant Tom Buckingham  RED NOTICE:  His latest novel.  You have been warned…          No photography permitted

Tickets £2  from any Kirklees Box Office 01484 223200, 01924 324501,  or on line at

Saturday 17th November: Write a Ghost Story Workshop at Oakwell Hall, Birstall.  1-4.30pm  Atmospheric  creative writing workshop for adults  with author and playwright Michael Yates.  Be inspired by the surroundings of Oakwell Hall with it’s resident ghost- William Batt.  Be guided in the art of ghost story writing by award winning author  Michael Yates.  Have lunch whilst you listen to a ghostly story.  

Tickets at £8.50 including light lunch and entry into hall (£6 excluding lunch) from Oakwell Hall 01924 326240 or any Kirklees Box Office 01924 324501 or on line at 
 Access by stairs only

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