There will be plenty of words from the suburbs at the 13th Chorlton Book Festival. The annual book bash brings literary fun for all the family to the historic Chorlton Library. Expect author signing sessions, spoken word, craft activities, historical insights and even scary stories for kids during the nine-day festival. After Dark Entertainment invites children aged 14 and over to become a sleuth for Once Upon A Crime (Mon 20 Nov, Chorlton Library, 6.30pm, FREE), an immersive theatre experience featuring some well-known characters such as the Mad Hatter, Cruella de Vil and Captain Hook. And the shadows of the old Hulme crescents will be felt at An Evening with Laura Wilkinson (Wed 22 Nov, Chorlton Library, 7pm, FREE), as her novel explores ideas of ugliness and beauty. Unless stated on the Book Festival website, all the events are free.
Fri 17 – Sat 25 Nov, Chorlton Library, Manchester Road, Chorlton, Manchester M21 9PN. Times vary, FREE, www.chorltonbookfestival.co.uk
Published on: Tue 21 Nov 2017