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PROGRAMME OF EVENTS

The full list of events for Manx Litfest 2017 is below, and you can view (and print) a PDF of the event list here - Manx Litfest 2017 Events List.

Festival programmes are available from around the Island – bookshops, libraries, community centres, coffee shops and so on – and you can view (and print) a copy here - Manx Litfest 2017 – festival programme

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26

Introduction to Bibliotherapy - Family Library, Westmoreland Road, Douglas – 6.30pm-8pm – FREE event, but please email Sandra.Henderson@familylibrary.im or call 640650 to reserve seat

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27

Open Mic Poetry Slam - Noa Bakehouse, Douglas – 8pm-10.30pm – £4, tickets available from Noa Bakehouse (ticket price includes a tea/filter coffee and slice of cake OR a glass of wine OR a bottle of lager)

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28

Book Fanatics’ Quiz Night – Noa Bakehouse, Douglas – 8pm-10.30pm – £9.50, tickets available from VILLA GAIETY Box Office or call 01624 600555

 FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

Mystery-writing workshop with Alan Bradley - Castletown Civic Centre, Farrant’s Way – 10am-2pm – £35, tickets email bookings@manxlitfest.com

Chris Arnot on the Mobile Library – North of the Island – FREE EVENT

The Sin Eater’s Daughter, with author Melinda SalisburyWaterstones, Strand Street, Douglas – 6.45pm-8.15pm – FREE EVENT, please email douglas@waterstones.com
or call 01624 679051 to reserve seat

Small Island by Little Train, with author Chris Arnot - St Catherine’s Hall, Church Road, Port Erin – 7.30pm-9pm – £5, tickets available from VILLA GAIETY Box Office or call 01624 600555

The Devil’s Violin presents ‘Stolen’King’s Court Theatre, King WIlliam’s College – 8pm-9.30pm – £12.60 (U16s £6.40), tickets available from KING’S COURT THEATRE

 SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

 Writers’ DayKing William’s College – 9am-4.15pm – £30, for tickets please email bookings@manxlitfest.com

The Dragonsitter Detective, with author Josh Lacey and illustrator Garry Parsons - Family Library, Westmoreland Road, Douglas – 10.30am-11.30am – FREE EVENT, but space will be limited, please email info@familylibrary.im or call 01624 640650 to reserve seat

Mr Men Family Day – Arboretum, St John’s – 1pm-4pm – FREE EVENT, just turn up – kids bring along some adults and have some fun!

The Mesmerist, with author Wendy MooreNoa Bakehouse, Douglas – 6pm-7.30pm – £8, tickets available from the VILLA GAIETY Box Office or call 01624 600555

Pullyman and Friends – Embassy Room, The British, Douglas – 8pm-10.30pm – £5, tickets available from the VILLA GAIETY Box Office or call 01624 600555

Mystery Mann: An Evening with crime author Chris EwanNoa Bakehouse, Douglas – 8pm-9.30pm – £10, tickets available from the VILLA GAIETY Box Office or call 01624 600555

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1

IOM Novelists’ HubOld Grammar School, Castletown – 10am-4pm – FREE EVENT, come along and meet the authors and hear some readings

Things a Bright Girl Can Do, with author Sally Nicholls – Castletown Civic Centre, Farrant’s Way – 11.30am-1pm – £4, tickets available from the VILLA GAIETY Box Office or call 01624 600555

Manx Litfest Press Gang - St John Ambulance HQ, Glencrutchery Road, Douglas – 1pm-3pm – £10, for tickets please email bookings@manxlitfest.com (suitable for school year 6 and above)

Short Story Slam: The FinalNoa Bakehouse, Douglas – 3.30pm-6pm – FREE EVENT, come along and see who walks off with the top prize

An Evening with Alexander McCall SmithKing’s Court Theatre, King WIlliam’s College – 8pm-9.30pm – £17.50, tickets available from KING’S COURT THEATRE

 

If you have any questions about the festival or the schedule, or would like us to drop some printed programmes to your place of work, drop us a line  – manxlitfest@gmail.com

We hope you all enjoy this year’s festival, and thanks from everyone involved with Manx Litfest for all the support – it’s very much appreciated!

The Litfest Team

 

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