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14Sept-6Oct-Britain-on-film

Britain on Film: South Asian Britain

Friday 14 September, 1pm to 3pm at Botwell Green Library

As part of Britain on Film on Tour (a brand new series of archive film programmes), join Suman Bhuchar, arts and cultural journalist and communications  specialist, for a special talk and screening, followed by a question and answer session. 

ICO / @SumanBhuchar

Free, book now:

Email: culturebite@hillingdon.gov.uk

or telephone: 01895 558184

18Sept-Crime-and-wine

Crime and Wine

Tuesday 18 September, 7.30pm to 9pm at Ickenham Library

Bestselling authors Amanda Reynolds and Karen Hamilton delve into our darkest fears about those we know and love. Amanda will be talking about her second novel Lying to You and Karen will be talking about her debut The Perfect Girlfriend.

www.amandareynoldsauthor.com / @amandareynoldsj

www.karenhamiltonwriter.com / @KJHAuthor

Free, book now:

Email: culturebite@hillingdon.gov.uk

or telephone: 01895 558184

21Sep-Invisible-Witch

In the Footsteps of the Invisible Witch

Friday 21 September, 4pm to 5pm at Northwood Library

This talk examines the research that brought an obscure case about an accusation of witchcraft (against a village woman in 1687) back to the public through an acclaimed new play written by Tracey Norman. Comparisons will be drawn with the persecution of Middlesex women for witchcraft. Led by Tracey from The Folklore Podcast.

Tracey's website / @DartmoorGal / Folklore Podcast

Free, book now:

Email: culturebite@hillingdon.gov.uk

or telephone: 01895 558184

21Sep-Mad-Bess

On the Trail of Mad Bess

Friday 21 September, 7pm to 8pm at Manor Farm Library

The true origins of the name of Mad Bess Woods will probably never be known but that doesn't stop the development of a good story. This talk looks at how the folklore around the name Mad Bess led to a haunted reputation for this area and how the stories parallel more common folklore themes. Led by Mark Norman from The Folklore Podcast.

@Mr_Mark_Norman / Folklore Podcast

Free, book now:

Email: culturebite@hillingdon.gov.uk

or telephone: 01895 558184

22Sep-Hound-Baskervilles

 

 

Beyond the Hound of the Baskervilles

Saturday 22 September, 1.30pm to 2.30pm at Botwell Green Library

This talk provides an in-depth examination of the ghostly black dog in British folklore and how the symbol inspired 
Conan Doyle to write his most famous Sherlock Holmes short story. It will look at some rare London examples
and ask whether it can really be true that there are no phantom black dogs in Middlesex. Led by Mark Norman
from The Folklore Podcast.

@Mr_Mark_Norman / Folklore Podcast

Free, book now:

Email: culturebite@hillingdon.gov.uk

or telephone: 01895 558184

22Sep-Vampire-Diaries

The Vampire Diaries

Saturday 22 September, 6pm to 7pm at West Drayton Library

Did a vampire really cause panic in West Drayton in 1922? Is it connected to Highgate Cemetery? How does it mirror the famous London case of Springheeled Jack? This talk takes in the two subjects of the folklore of the vampire, uncommon in Britain, and the phenomenon of Ghost Hoaxing.
Presented by the Folklore Podcast and led by Tracey Norman.

Tracey's website / @DartmoorGal / Folklore Podcast

Free, book now:

Email: culturebite@hillingdon.gov.uk

or telephone: 01895 558184

24Sep-Luana-Lewis

Writing Thrillers with Luana Lewis

Monday 24 September, 7pm to 9pm at Manor Farm Library
Tuesday 25 September, 7.30pm to 9pm at Uxbridge Library

Are you writing a psychological suspense novel, or thriller, or thinking of writing one? Novelist Luana Lewis will be sharing her experiences about getting the attention of a literary agent and how to maximise your chances of your work getting published.

www.luanalewis.com / @sharonluana

Free, book now:

Email: culturebite@hillingdon.gov.uk

or telephone: 01895 558184

25Sep-Harriet-Evans

Harriet Evans: Meet the Wildflowers

Tuesday 25 September, 7.30pm to 9pm at the Compass Theatre

Bestselling author Harriet Evans will be talking about her latest spellbinding novel, The Wildflowers - a current Richard and Judy Summer Book Club title. The book will transport you to a Dorset beach house, where you can feel the sand between your toes.This glorious tale of tangled family secrets and lies will leave you warm and glowing.

harriet-evans.com / @HarrietEvans

£5

Book via Hillingdon Theatres

or telephone: 01895 250615

 

26Sep-11Oct-25Oct-RAF

A History of RAF Northolt

Wednesday 26 September, 10.30am to midday at Hayes End Library

2018 marks 100 years of the Royal Air Force (RAF). Join us to find out more about your local RAF unit. Presented
by personnel from RAF Northolt.

Free, book now:

Email: culturebite@hillingdon.gov.uk

or telephone: 01895 558184

26Sep-Adele-Parks

An evening with Adele Parks

Wednesday 26 September, 7.30pm to 9pm at Compass Theatre

Adele Parks is one of Britain's most successful and best known novelists. Her books have been translated into
more than 26 languages and every one of her novels has been a national bestseller. Adele joins us to talk about
her latest novel I Invited Her In.

www.adeleparks.com / @adeleparks

£5

Book via Hillingdon Theatres

or telephone: 01895 250615

27Sep-Victoria-Abdul

Victoria and Abdul

Thursday 27 September, 7.30pm to 9pm at Compass Theatre

In her book Victoria and Abdul: The True Story of the Queen's Closest Confidant, author Shrabani Basu looks at the unusual friendship between Queen Victoria and her Indian servant, Abdul Karim, which caused a storm in the
Royal Court. The book was recently adapted to a criticallyacclaimed film with Oscar-winning actress Judi Dench.

shrabanibasu.co.uk / @shrabanibasu_

£5

Book via Hillingdon Theatres 

or telephone: 01895 558184

28Sep-Get-Published

How to get published

Thursday 27 September, 7.30pm to 9pm at Compass Theatre

Trying to get published is an ambition for a lot of people and not an easy task.
Senior Editor from Orion Books, Sam Eades, will be talking to novelists Isabel Ashdown and Stephanie Marland, giving you tips and tricks for getting published and discussing the publishing journey of a novel.

@SamEades / @IsabelAshdown / @crimethrillgirl

£5

Book via Hillingdon Theatres

or telephone: 01895 558184

29Sep-Afternoon-tea

Books and the City Afternoon Tea

Saturday 29 September, 2pm to 4.30pm at Haste Hill golf course

A bookish afternoon tea, brought to you by Books and the City, with extraordinary authors Catherine Isaac, Juliet Ashton, Kate Furnivall and Rachel Hore. Come and chat with these literary ladies, while indulging in the splendid surroundings of the Haste Hill Golf Club. Ticket includes cakes, sandwiches, glass of bubbly and a goody bag.

@CatherineIsaac_ / @julietstories / @KateFurnivall

£15

Book via Hillingdon Theatres

or telephone: 01895 558184

30Sep-Shotgun-Wedding

Shotgun Wedding

Sunday 30 September, 6pm to 9.30pm at Great Barn

You are invited to the most eventful wedding of the year. Join us for an evening of murder, mystery and mayhem and play detective with fellow guests to unveil the culprit. Ticket includes entry, food and a drink.

www.mayhem.org.uk / @murdermyst

£15
Book via Hillingdon Theatres

or telephone: 01895 558184

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