Sat/Sun June 29th/30th 2019
Norman Nicholson Festival
The full schedule is awaiting finalisation but these events are confirmed.
Friday June 28th
7.30pm - 10.15ish
Informal social get-together at the Clock Tower bar, Market Square. All welcome.
Saturday June 29th
10am - 11am Creative Writing group, part one, with Antoinette Fawcett and Patrick Wright. Millom Network Centre
11.30am Official opening of the festival, Millom Network Centre
11.45am Sean O'Brien, Millom Network Centre
2pm - 2.45pm Dr Andrew Frayn, Millom Network Centre
3pm - 4.45pm Discussion group with Dr Andrew Frayn, Millom Network Centre
3pm - 5pm Guided walk (1) with Blue Badge guide Tom McCafferty. Meeting point TBC
5pm - 6pm Creative Writing group, part two, with Antoinette Fawcett and Patrick Wright. The intention is that participants will complete work from the 10am session, informed by their experiences during the day. Millom Network Centre.
8pm - 10.15ish 'This Place WE Know'. Poetry and music celebrating our locality, featuring poets from the collection of contemporary Cumbrian poetry 'This Place I Know' (Handstand Press 2018). Beggar's Theatre, Market Square.
Sunday June 30th
9.30am - 10.30pm Morning service, including tribute to Norman Nicholson. St George's Church
1.30pm - 2.30pm Somewhere-Nowhere. Presentation by Rob and Harriet Fraser on a sense of place through photography and writing. Millom Network Centre
2.45pm - 4.15pm Practical workshop with Rob and Harriet Fraser, Millom Network Centre
2.45pm - 4.15pm Guided walk (2) with Blue Badge guide Tom McCafferty. Meeting point TBC
4.15pm - 4.45pm Response to the Norman Nicholson Festival by Kathleen Jones, Fellow of the Royal Literary Fund and Vice-President of the Norman Nicholson Society. Close. Millom Network Centre
Further events to be announced
All talks and presentations are free, no need to book
Workshop places must be booked in advance. Details TBA in early May.
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