Oakes Barn

Oakes Barn
Oakes Barn St. Andrews Street South, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 3PH
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Ann Kronbergs: George Orwell In Southwold

September 1934 in Southwold, George Orwell complains in a letter to a friend that "…the fair, or part of it, has come back and established itself on the common just beyond the cinema, so that I have to work to the accompaniment of roundabout music that goes on till the small hours." Devotees of the writer will be…

Thu 26 Oct

£5.50 / 01284 761592

Derek Niemann: Writing Memoir (workshop)

Fire up your creativity with a 90-minute session that mixes hard facts with fluid imagination. Dip into the world of creative non-fiction and try it for yourself. Author and editor Derek Niemann is a country diarist for The Guardian and magazine editor. His books include Birds in a Cage, a true story of prisoner of war…

Fri 27 Oct

£16.50 / 01284 761592

Robert Halliday: Ghost Story Writers Of Bury St Edmunds

Popular local author, lecturer and historian, Robert talks about the ghost stories inspired by Bury St. Edmunds and surrounding villages, as well as the supernatural influences that inspired these tales. The talk covers local folklore and traditions, and deals with some little known authors whose work is still of great…

Thu 26 Oct

£5.50 / 01284 761592

Rupert Wallis: Creating A Character (workshop)

Rupert is a children's and YA author and has published three novels with Simon & Schuster. His debut novel, The Dark Inside (2014) was shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award, the Leeds Book Award and the Andersen Prize in Italy and is now being adapted into a film. Rupert taught creative writing at Falmouth…

Fri 27 Oct

£16.50 / 01284 761592

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