Talks

On Stage David Suchet – Poirot and More, A Retrospective
Wed 2.30pm, 8pm
Storyhouse Theatre

A retrospective look at David Suchet’s career will have you witness some of his most beloved performances in a new and intimate light. Take your seat at this once-in-a-lifetime event, as we go behind the screen and curtain with a legend .

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On Stage Susie Dent presents The Secret Lives of Words
Storyhouse Theatre

Take a journey into the curious, unexpected, and downright surreal origins of the words we use every day.

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On Stage The Midnight Library – A Panel Discussion
Garret Theatre

A fly-on-the-wall type event inspired by Matt Haig’s The Midnight Library with Emi Howe (Sociologist, Body Therapist and TEDx speaker), Leana Hughes (Councellor, major accident survivor), and Gregory Starbuck (Integrative Counsellor).

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On Stage Unlocked: Writing from the Cheshire Prize for Literature 2020
The Kitchen

Join the contributors of Unlocked: Writing from the Cheshire Prize for Literature 2020 as they celebrate the launch of the Anthology with readings from the collection.

On Stage Black Girl Book Club – A Celebration
Garret Bar, Garret Theatre

Join Melissa Cummings-Quarry and Natalie A. Carter (Black Girls Book Club) in a Q&A that explores their writing process and all the events leading up to the release of their book – Grown: The Black Girls’ Guide to Glowing Up.

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On Stage Black Joy
The Kitchen

Love, literature, friendship, music, carnival, travel, dance, work, nature, food – Black Joy can be found in so many places.

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On Stage Childlessness in Literature
Garret Theatre

A panel discussion event on childlessness (not by choice) in literature. Hear from four guests talking about a book which could be factual, a memoir, or fiction.

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On Stage Healing in the Community and the Future of Activism
Storyhouse Theatre

Get up, get active and advocate! Now more than ever, the importance and critical role community plays has become apparent. With 2020 highlighting the long-standing issues of racial justice, this event will leave with you feeling reflective but ready to take action.

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On Stage Frontline Chat: Talking Cops & Comedy
Storyhouse Theatre

Join Britain’s Got Talent finalist Dave Wardell, the UK’s most famous Twitter cop Harry Tangye and internationally recognised comedian Arthur Smith for an evening of talking cops and comedy.

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On Stage Hidden Lives and the Journey to Becoming Our Authentic Selves
Garret Theatre

Body Positive Community Development Worker, Colin Avery talks to fellow members of Silver Rainbows on the theme of ‘What does it take to be your authentic self?’

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On Stage Beyond the Margins – Writing The Story That Needs To Be Told
Storyhouse Theatre

A panel event that explores how to write the story you are MEANT to write rather than the one that sounds good or you feel has mass appeal. Open to all.

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On Stage Luke Wright: Come! Come On! Meet Me!
Garret Theatre

Against the backdrop of pandemic politics, ageing parents, and an endless droning culture war, Luke Wright holds a squat party in his ‘poor old heart.’ So come on, put your name on the guest list.

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On Stage An Evening with Giovanna Fletcher: Walking on Sunshine
Storyhouse Theatre

Join number one bestselling author and I’m A Celebrity’s Queen of the Castle, Giovanna Fletcher, for a conversation about writing and her brand new book, Walking On Sunshine.

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On Stage What Young Adult Fiction Means To Us
Garret Theatre

Come and join the discussion as members of Young Storyhouse chat with Sara Barnard, Kell Cowley and K.C. Finn about Young Adult fiction.

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On Stage An Evening with Nigella Lawson
Storyhouse Theatre

Spend an evening with internationally-renowned food writer and TV cook Nigella Lawson as she shares the rhythms and rituals of her kitchen.

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On Stage In Conversation with Abi Daré
Storyhouse Theatre

What does the future of Nigerian Literature look like? Join the New York Times Best Seller Abi Daré in conversation with Founding Editor of AFREADA Nancy Adimora.

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On Stage 10 Minute Talks – Kaleidoscope Editon
Garret Theatre

A panel of local people telling their story, each person is living with a disability. Four first-person 10 minute stories…

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On Stage 10 Minute Talks – Unpaid Carers
Garret Theatre

In this event you will hear some short, engaging stories from unpaid carers telling you their own stories’ including Welsh television and radio broadcaster Beti George.

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On Stage Christmas Lectures – Shepherding, Carolling and Rocking
Garret Theatre

Who’d have thought that Italian shepherds busking at Christmas could impact on seasonal music more broadly?  There are a number of historic accounts demonstrating its influence on composers through to the 19th century.

On Stage Christmas Lectures – Son of Santa: Fathers and Christmas in Hollywood
Garret Theatre

It’s Christmas in Hollywood, and all Dad wants is a little bit of redemption. This lecture goes back to the 90s to take a festive look at fatherhood on film.

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