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'Weekend of Words' Saturday – at Victoria Baths

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Victoria Baths

Hathersage Road

Manchester

M13 0FE

United Kingdom

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Weekend of Words Events

Saturday 8th June 2019 #VBWoW

Doors open 10.30am

Our Tea Room will be open 10.30am - 3.30pm for drinks, sandwiches and cakes. Workshop participants have exclusive access to Victoria Baths for the day.

All Saturday ticket holders get FREE entry to the ‘Talks, Tales & Tours’ event on the Sunday. Just show your ticket(s) at the door.




Writing Workshops

11.00am - 1.00pm

Be inspired by one of these writing workshops about place:

  • Flash Fiction with Synaesthesia magazine's Resident Writer Tania Hershman

  • Poetry with Laureate's Choice Mark Pajak

  • Creative Nonfiction with The Real Story editors Ebba Brooks (founder of Prestwich Book Festival) and Adam Farrer (Writer-in-Residence of Peel Park)

Please bring pen and paper




Poetry Panel

2.00pm - 3.30pm

Chaired by Women in Words director Clare Stuart, poets Ella Duffy, Lenni Sanders and Clare Shaw will share their work and explore watery themes, in the unique setting of the Turkish Baths Rest Room.




Re/Place(s) Short Stories

7.00pm - 10.00pm

Doors and Bar open at 6.00pm

A performance event by six established and emerging writers, reading short stories they’ve written inspired by Victoria Baths, against a backdrop of magical projections.

  • Sarah-Clare Conlon Victoria Baths writer-in-residence and Salt Prize winner

  • Kate Feld co-host of literary podcast The End of All Things and founding director of The Real Story

  • David Gaffney Sawn-off Tales writer, working on his third novel and second graphic novel

  • Phil Olsen Fiction Editor of Sabotage Reviews

  • Joe Stretch whose third novel The Adult won the Somerset Maugham award

  • Lara Williams author of short story collection Treats and novel Supper Club, out in July




Victoria Baths Trust is a registered charity and relies on the support of the public to continue its efforts to fully restore the building




FAQs

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Ring the Victoria Baths office on +44 (0)161 224 2020 or email enquiries@victoriabaths.org.uk.

What's the refund policy?

Tickets can be refunded in full up to 72 hours before the event.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket(s) to the event?

Yes please, either as a printout or on a mobile phone or tablet.

Do I have to buy an online ticket?

Workshops tickets are only available in advance online. Tickets for other Weekend of Words events are available on the door.

Is it OK if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

Yes, this is fine.

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Victoria Baths

Hathersage Road

Manchester

M13 0FE

United Kingdom

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

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