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Derby Reads - Launch of Derby Book Festival 2017

Tuesday 11 April 2017

Derby Reads - Launch of Derby Book Festival 2017

Tuesday 11 April
Derby Reads – Launch of the Derby Book Festival 2017 Programme

QUAD, Cathedral Quarter
6pm for 6.30pm - 8pm
FREE, but ticketed.

Derby Reads will celebrate the launch of the 2017 Festival programme and the announcement of the winners of our 50 word Flash Fiction Writing Competition.

Based on the traditional Victorian Penny Readings popularised by Charles Dickens, the evening offers a collection of taster readings of extracts from books which will feature in this year’s Festival. 

Join us for a preview of the events and activities taking place during the week, pick up a programme and a set of this year’s Festival Bookmarks with their 50 word stories about ‘Journeys’.