The Humber Mouth - Hull Literature Festival 2000 - Thursday 9th November - Sunday 19th November 2000

Tuesday 14th November 12.30pm - 1.30pm Ferens Art Gallery, Victoria Square
FREE - (01482) 613933

Debating Society
Soapbox at The Ferens
with David Lister Secondary School
"Private versus State Education"

Pupils from Hull Schools discuss news and current affairs as they affect young people. Visitors to the gallery are invited to join in the debate. Soapbox is an Learning Services Initiative in conjunction with The Humber Mouth. Soapbox takes place every lunchtime from Monday 13th to Friday 17th Nov.

Tuesday 14th November 12.30pm St.Mary's Church, Lowgate
A Humber Mouth Special Commission FREE - for more information ring Rev P.Burkitt (01482) 343182
Lunchtime Lecture
Andrew Marvell: Poetry, Politics and Parliament
by Luke Spencer

Part of the WWW.Women Writers Working series of lunchtime lectures and workshops, exploring spirituality, sexuality and intimacy. A Humber Mouth Special Commission.

A Humber Mouth Special Commission
St.Mary's Church Lowgate presents:
WWW.Women Writers Working

WWW. is a series of lectures and workshops at St.Mary's Church to be launched by Sarah Maitland, theologian and internationally known writer on womens issues. WWW explores issues such as Spirituality & Love, Women & Spirituality, Intimacy & Celtic Spirituality, Women & Old Wives Tales, and other wisdom often passed down through the ages by word of mouth. Workshops will be lead by Alec Gill, Audrey Dunne, Rowena Somerville and the Reverend Paul Burkitt. WWW also features two lunchtime lectures which explore the 'feminine' within Philip Larkin and Andrew Marvell.

The Workshop dates are Saturday 11th Nov and Saturday 18th Nov. For further information and to book your place on the all day WWW. workshops at St.Mary's Church ring the Reverend Paul Burkitt on (01482) 343182.

The Lunchtime Lectures are on Tuesday 14th Nov from 12.30 (Luke Spencer on Andrew Marvell) and Thursday 16th Nov from 12.30 (Dr.James Booth on Philip Larkin). Everyone is welcome to the lectures which will be at St.Mary's Church, Lowgate. No need to book.

For any further enquiries please contact Rev Paul Burkitt on (01482) 343182

Tuesday 14th November 7.30pm Film at Hull Screen, Hull Central Library
£3.50 (Conc £2.50) - Box Office (01482) 327600
Dir: Pat Murphy U.K. 1999 1 hr 46mins

Turn of the century Ireland is the backdrop to this true story of the passionate affair that developed between writer James Joyce (Ewan McGregor) and his muse and soulmate Nora Barnacle (Susan Lynch). As their relationship intensifies so did the turbulance between them, adding to Joyce's heartache over work that he feared would never be published.

Tuesday 14th November 7.30pm City Hall, Mortimer Suite (with bar)
A Humber Mouth Special Commission £5 - Box Office (01482) 226655
The Warren Centre presents:
Roy Bailey & Raymond Otto in Concert

Roy Bailey Roy Bailey began his singing career in a skiffle group in 1958. Forty years on he still tours the folk clubs, concert halls and festivals all over the world to "...sing the songs that must be sung... with a voice that has never lost the directness and honesty that are a hallmark of everything he has ever recorded..."(Vancouver Music Festival 1998)

"One of folk music's finest performers and one of the best carriers of the people's message" (Chris Smith, Minister for Culture)

Tonight he is sharing the stage with Soweto born African drummer and performer Raymond Takalani Otto.

The concert is a one off collaboration between these two multi-talented and irrepressible artists.

Young people under the age of 25 are invited to come to workshops with both performers at The Warren Centre: Tuesday 14th Nov (afternoon) with Roy Bailey and/or 3 days of workshops (11th, 12th & 13th) with Raymond Otto. All the workshops are free. Please ring Chris or Keith at The Warren (01482) 218115.

Tuesday 14th November 8.00pm Hull Central Library (Music & Multimedia)
£3 (Conc £2) (includes a glass of wine) - Box Office (01482) 327600

Poetry Reading
Matthew Sweeney and Michael Donaghy

A particular welcome to two of the country's great contemporary poets reading from new collections. Both are shortlisted for this year's Forward Poetry Prize for the best collection.
For further information please ring Barry Ward, Hull Central Library (01482) 616809

Tuesday 14th November 8.00pm Hull Truck Theatre
Critical Eye £8 (Conc £6) - Box Office (01482) 323638
An evening with
Garry Schofield 'Tries the Limit'

Garry Schofield The sensational career of Garry Schofield makes riveting reading in his just published autobiography 'Tries the Limit'. Tonight one of the major players in the game will be joined by BBC Radio Humberside presenter Steve Massam to talk about his book, the game at his highest and lowest levels, and about his controversial career. A deep insight into the game of Rugby League and an entertaining evening for sports fans.

Tries the Limit is published in paperback by Mainstream Publishing at £9.99 and copies will be available from the festival bookstall.

This November sees major Rugby League activity in the city:

  • Australia v Russia (men's) - 4th Nov (Boulevard)
  • New Zealand v the Maoris (women's) - 7th (Boulevard)
  • Japan vs Morocco (men's) - 15th (Craven Park)

in association with Hull City Council Sports & Special Events

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