|Thursday 16th November||10.30am||Hull Truck Theatre|
FREE - ring (01482) 323638 to reserve a seat
A Workshop with
An opportunity to watch Tom Robinson share the secrets of good songwriting and performing with the members of the Songwriter Sessions, a dozen writers and musicians who over the past 6 weeks have been writing songs with Hull based musician Matthew Hogg. This last session sees them polish their performance skills with a real professional. A rare, first-hand insight into songwriting & the tricks of the trade.
The Songwriter group's first public performance is at the Open Mic night at The Haworth Pub, Friday 17th at 8pm. Tickets on the door.
|Thursday 16th November||12.30pm - 1.30pm||Ferens Art Gallery, Victoria Square (01482) 613933|
Soapbox At The Ferens
with Winifred Holtby Secondary School on: "Euthanasia"
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.
|Thursday 16th November||12.30pm||St.Mary's Church, Lowgate|
FREE - for more information ring Rev P.Burkitt (01482) 343182
Philip Larkin "To Be That Girl"
by Dr James Booth
Part of the WWW.Women Writers Working series of lunchtime lectures and workshops, exploring spirituality, sexuality and intimacy .
A Humber Mouth Special Commission.
|Thursday 16th November||1.00pm||Mind, 30 Percy Street|
FREE - Buffet available
Mind invites you to the launch of:
A showcase for the work of mental health service users of Hull Mind, MindReader is a collection of writing. In the weeks leading up to the festival the Mind group spent time with local writer Maggie Hannan working and editing together to produce the book. Everyone is welcome to join Mind at the launch of MindReader.
After the day of the launch further copies of the book will be available from Mind (01482) 224729 or from the festival office.
|Thursday 16th November||1.00pm||Waterstone's, Jameson Street (01482) 580234|
'Art, Survival And So Forth'
The Poetry of Charles Bukowski
by Jules Smith
Published by Wrecking Ball Press 'Art, Survival and so forth' is a must- have for all the fans of the late great Bukowski. Written by Hull based writer Jules Smith the book contains a number of previously unpublished photographs. The launch will be accompanied by live readings and by archive sound recordings of Bukowski.
|Thursday 16th November||6.00pm - 8.00pm||Hull Central Library|
|£2 - To book a place ring Barry Ward (01482) 616809
Crime Writing Workshop
Try some crime writing in this workshop with Hull born writer John Baker. The author of the Sam Turner Novels, the private eye with a dark sense of humour and a collection of eccentric helpers, John Baker is 'one of Britain's most talented contemporary crime writers' (Marcel Berlins, The Times)
|Thursday 16th November||7.30pm||Take 5 Cafe, Hull Central Library|
|£3 (Conc £2) - Tickets (01482) 327600
The Mutiny Writers
New poetry from members of this long-standing group of writers with an opportunity for audience participation. With poems by Carol Coiffait, Brian Connell, Andy Fletcher, Jenny Hockey, Frank Newsum, Jean Newsum, Jim Orwin, Tony Petch and Tony Smith.
|Thursday 16th November||7.30pm||Films at Hull Screen, Hull Central Library|
|£3.50 (Conc £2.50) - Box Office (01482) 327600
Ear & Eye (18) Programme Two
The Seashell & the Clergyman - Germaine Dulac 1928 (FR)
Ear & Eye
|Thursday 16th November||7.30pm||The Donald Roy Theatre, University of Hull|
|£4 (Conc £3) - Box Office (01482) 466141
Further performance dates are on Friday Nov 17th and Saturday Nov 18th, both at 7.30pm.
|Thursday 16th November||8.00pm||Hull Central Library|
|£3 (Conc £2) (includes a glass of wine) - Box Office (01482) 327600
Crime Writing - Murder Mystery
Top crime writer Ann Cleeves hosts an evening of intrigue, deception and humour. A body is found in the library - but who did the dastardly deed? You, the audience, have the opportunity to investigate and find the guilty party.
|Thursday 16th November||8.00pm||Hull Truck Theatre|
£8 (Conc £6) - Box Office (01482) 323638
An evening with
Louis De Bernieres
Internationally bestselling author Louis de Bernieres has charmed readers worldwide with his books. He has been described as being '..in the direct line that runs through Dickens and Evelyn Waugh' (A.S.Byatt).
Tonight he will be reading humourous stories about the holiday adventures of an elderly French couple in 'Andouil and Andouillette begin their Holiday' and about catfood in 'Labels'.
(There will be an interval between the stories)