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

Wednesday 15th November 12.30pm - 1.30pm Ferens Art Gallery, Victoria Square
FREE - (01482) 613933

Debating Society
Soapbox at The Ferens
with Kingston Secondary School
on: "Teenagers in today's society"

Pupils from Hull Schools discuss news and current affairs as they affect young people. The audience is invited to listen and 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.

Wednesday 15th November 1.30pm Carnegie Library, Anlaby Road
- FREE - for ages 16 and over - (01482) 352203

Crime Writing
'Dark Deeds' with Chaz Brenchley

A reading and talk for ages 16 and over by crime and fantasy writer Chaz Brenchley creator of The Books of Outremer series.
For more information contact Barry Ward, Hull Central Library (01482) 616809.

Wednesday 15th November 2.00pm Anlaby Park Library, The Greenway
£1 (includes light refreshments) - (01482) 505506
Crime Writing
Coffee & Crime

Take your coffee laced with murder and mystery as three very different writers share their perspectives on the underworld of crime. With crime writers Margaret Murphy, Stuart Pawson and John Baker.
For further information ring Barry Ward, Hull Central Library (01482) 616809

Wednesday 15th November 7.30pm Ings Library, Savoy Road
£2 (includes light refreshments) - (01482) 796201

Crime Writing
The Murder Squad Investigates...
Do you need some clues about what to read next? Join popular crime writers Ann Cleeves, Margaret Murphy, Stuart Pawson, Chaz Brenchley and John Baker who will be offering their expert help on the world of crime books for you to take down and use in evidence later. There will be a quiz during the evening with an opportunity to win crime books.

Wednesday 15th November 7.30pm Film at Hull Screen, Hull Central Library
£3.50 (Conc £2.50) - Box Office (01482) 327600

NORA (15)
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.

Wednesday 15th November 7.30pm for 8.00pm The Tranby Room, Staff House, University of Hull
Members £2 Non-Members £3 - Tickets on the door

Jean Hartley
Philip Larkin and Me, or you: the democratic appeal of his poetry
Jean Hartley was Philip Larkin's publisher and friend. Tonight she recollects time she spent with him and discusses the reasons his poetry appeals to a wide variety of people.

This talk is part of the Philip Larkin Society's annual programme. The society publishes a newsletter About Larkin and can be contacted c/o Department of English at the University of Hull.

Wednesday 15th November 8.00pm Hull Central Library
£2 (includes a glass of wine) - Tickets (01482) 223344 from City Information
Readings/Live Music
The World at Large

Students from Hull College and actors and musicians from the Northern Theatre Company invite you to view 'the world at large' through the eyes of visually impaired people. An evening of readings and live music.
For further information please ring Barry Ward, Hull Central Library (01482) 616809.

Wednesday 15th November 8.00pm Hull Truck Theatre
Critical Eye £8 (Conc £6) - Box Office (01482) 323638

Tom Robinson

Tom Robinson One of the country's finest singer songwriters, Tom Robinson makes a long awaited return to Hull Truck. Front man of the Tom Robinson Band, he shot to fame in the 70's and 80's with runaway hits such as 2-4-6-8 Motorway, Glad To Be Gay, War Baby and Atmospherics.

An evening of live music at its best.

Watch a live workshop session with Tom Robinson and a group of local songwriters on Thursday morning at 10.30am, 16th November.

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