What’s On Calendar

A comprehensive guide to literature events in Cumbria and a little further afield.

July – September 2014

Meet Horrid Henry!
July 26, 2014 @ 11:00 am – July 27, 2014 @ 3:00 pm
Meet Horrid Henry!  @ Bookends | Carlisle | United Kingdom
MEET HORRID HENRY! Saturday 26th July, 11am, 1pm, 3pm, Bookends, 56 Castle Street, Carlisle Sunday 27th July, 11am, 1pm, 3pm, Bookends 66 Main Street, [...]
Ruth Sutton
July 31, 2014 @ 11:00 am
‘Fallout’, the final volume in Ruth Sutton’s historical trilogy, set in Cumbria, is out now. Ruth is going to be visiting Bookends in Keswick to [...]
Spoken Word @ The Mortal Man
July 31, 2014 @ 9:00 pm
Spoken Word @ The Mortal Man @ The Mortal Man | Troutbeck | United Kingdom
  Spoken Word Night. Performers get a free drink, stories, poems, jokes all told around the log fire. Share
South Lakeland Storytelling Club, Ings
August 5, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
South Lakeland Storytelling Club, Ings @ Watermill Inn | Ings | United Kingdom
  Taffy Thomas and friends have been hosting this session in the lounge bar at the Watermill Inn at Ings (near Windermere) for over 10 [...]
Summer School: Geraldine Green
August 6, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Summer School: Geraldine Green @ Dallam School | Heversham | England | United Kingdom
Summer School All day creative writing workshop, Adult Education, Dallam School, Milnthorpe / Hevernsham £35 More information: 015395 65956 Share
Mungrisdale Writers’ Summer Programme: Janni Howker
August 7, 2014 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Mungrisdale Writers’ Summer Programme 2014: led by Janni Howker, novelist and short story writer Share
Speakeasy – open mic night, Carlisle
August 7, 2014 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Speakeasy - open mic night, Carlisle @ The Source Collective, Atlas Works | Carlisle | United Kingdom
  It’s back. The newly formed Source Collective have announced that the first Thursday of the month is Speakeasy night. Come and read, come and [...]
Spoken Word @ The Mortal Man
August 7, 2014 @ 9:00 pm
Spoken Word @ The Mortal Man @ The Mortal Man | Troutbeck | United Kingdom
  Spoken Word Night. Performers get a free drink, stories, poems, jokes all told around the log fire. Share
Poetry Reading: Paul Farley & Owen Sheers
August 12, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Poetry Reading: Paul Farley & Owen Sheers @ The Daffodil Hotel | Grasmere | England | United Kingdom
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Spoken Word @ The Mortal Man
August 14, 2014 @ 9:00 pm
Spoken Word @ The Mortal Man @ The Mortal Man | Troutbeck | United Kingdom
  Spoken Word Night. Performers get a free drink, stories, poems, jokes all told around the log fire. Share
Litcaff @ Merienda, Carlisle
August 20, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Litcaff @ Merienda, Carlisle @ Merienda Carlisle | Carlisle | United Kingdom
Carlisle’s monthly open mic night where the accent is on fiction – with pieces of up to 1,000 words allowed – but poets are also [...]
Mungrisdale Writers’ Summer Programme: Geraldine Green
August 21, 2014 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Mungrisdale Writers’ Summer Programme 2014: led by Geraldine Green, poet and writing tutor at University of Cumbria Share
Spoken Word @ The Mortal Man
August 21, 2014 @ 9:00 pm
Spoken Word @ The Mortal Man @ The Mortal Man | Troutbeck | United Kingdom
  Spoken Word Night. Performers get a free drink, stories, poems, jokes all told around the log fire. Share
Poetry Reading: Kei Miller & Liz Berry
August 26, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Poetry Reading: Kei Miller & Liz Berry @ The Daffodil Hotel | Grasmere | England | United Kingdom
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Walking in the Footsteps of Fox: a poetry pilgrimage
August 27, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Walking in the Footsteps of Fox: a poetry pilgrimage @ Swarthmoor Hall | Ulverston | England | United Kingdom
Writer in residence Geraldine Green will be reading from her own work, including ‘Salt Road’, ‘The Other Side of the Bridge’ and her pamphlet [...]
Spoken Word @ The Mortal Man
August 28, 2014 @ 9:00 pm
Spoken Word @ The Mortal Man @ The Mortal Man | Troutbeck | United Kingdom
  Spoken Word Night. Performers get a free drink, stories, poems, jokes all told around the log fire. Share
South Lakeland Storytelling Club, Ings
September 2, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
South Lakeland Storytelling Club, Ings @ Watermill Inn | Ings | United Kingdom
  Taffy Thomas and friends have been hosting this session in the lounge bar at the Watermill Inn at Ings (near Windermere) for over 10 [...]
Speakeasy – open mic night, Carlisle
September 4, 2014 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Speakeasy - open mic night, Carlisle @ The Source Collective, Atlas Works | Carlisle | United Kingdom
  It’s back. The newly formed Source Collective have announced that the first Thursday of the month is Speakeasy night. Come and read, come and [...]