Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Birmingham Book Festival 2010

The Writers' Guild is proud to be involved in the Birmingham Book Festival 2010. The Writers' Guild President, David Edgar, is now a patron of the Festival.

Writers' Guild members are able to book tickets for all events at this year's Birmingham Book Festival at the discount rate. To take advantage of this offer either go to the website: click through to the events and follow the link to the online booking page or ring the box office on 0121 303 2323. In both cases, select the concessionary rate. You will then need to show your card or give your membership number at the event itself. We hope you will feel this is a valuable membership benefit. And remember, the more events you book, the more you will save!

There are a wide range of events at the festival, but Writers' Guild members might find of particular interest:
  • Tue Oct 5th Raphael Selbourne: What is a City’s Culture? (Launch Event)
  • Thu Oct 7th Jonathan Coe & David Nicholls in Conversation
  • Wed Oct 13th John O'Farrell: An Utterly Exasperated History of Modern Britain
  • Thu Oct 14th Jenny Eclair: Chin Up Britain
  • Tue Oct 19th Lionel Shriver: So Much For That
  • Wed Oct 20th 7-Inch Cinema: Footnotes

There are also a series of writer workshops on Sat 9th October including the Writers' Guild event Interactive Writing - A Games Tutorial run by Andy Walsh. Places for these are limited so early booking is advised.

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