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One for the diary: A day with Adrian and Bridget Plass

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Spend a unique day with the hugely popular authors, Adrian and Bridget Plass.

Meet the writers, learn from their acclaimed creative expertise, and enjoy a screening of Birches—a new feature-length film inspired by a best selling Adrian Plass novel.

Afternoon: Creative writing workshop

Join Adrian and Bridget in this unique workshop as they provide insightful advice about storytelling. You’ll be able to explore your own writing style whilst learning from Adrian and Bridget’s wealth of experience.

Evening: Screening of new feature-length film, Birches

Enjoy an exclusive screening of the film, Birches, inspired by one of Adrian Plass’ best selling novels. Starring Todd Carty (The Bill, Eastenders), Natasha Little (The Night Manager, Silent Witness) and Anna Acton (Doctors, Casualty), Birches tells the story of a prominent author who struggles to pick up the pieces of his life and start over after the untimely death of his wife. A Q&A session with Adrian Plass will follow, hosted by author, speaker and Moorlands College lecturer, Dr Chris Sinkinson.

Attend both events for just £10!

Tickets for each session are available at just £6; or make the most out of this special day and attend both events for a very special offer of £10. But, be quick, tickets are limited and will sell fast!

Adrian and Bridget Plass

About our guest speakers: Adrian and Bridget Plass

Adrian is absolutely delighted that his novel Silver Birches has inspired the film Birches, and is looking forward to answering your questions after its exclusive screening in Bournemouth.

Adrian is the author of over 30 books, includely the hugely popular The Sacred Diary of Adrian Plass Aged 37¾ which has sold over a million copies worldwide. Adrian and Bridget have been married for 47 years, have four adult children and have written three books together. Both Adrian and Bridget have been speaking, writing, teaching and performing all over the world in every venue you can imagine, and a few you probably can't.

They have enjoyed a special connection with Scargill House Conference Centre in Kettlewell, Yorkshire, since it reopened in 2010, where they take particular pleasure in leading creative writing seminars and workshops.

Exclusive accommodation offer

Why not turn your day into a short break? We've secured an exclusive discount for ticket holders with the Klikaway Hotel in Bournemouth, a short walk from Discover Church and an ideal place to stay after the film. Simply mention Moorlands College at the time of booking, and produce your ticket for the Adrian Plass event upon arrival.

Enjoy these specially-reduced rates:

  • Double room for two people including freshly cooked full English breakfast: £65 per room/night (saving you £26 off the normal rates)
  • Double room for solo occupancy including freshly cooked full English breakfast: £59 per room/night (saving you £26 off the normal rates)

For bookings, please call 01202 298024 or email reception@klikaway.co.uk

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This event is run in partnership with Baylink and Discover Church (formerly known as Wessex Christian Centre).

The small print: our refund policy

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