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5600370Off the Shelf Festival Of Words 2017
DateSaturday 7th October 2017 to Saturday 28th October 2017
DescriptionOct 7
Time(s)Oct 7, 12noon-4pm, Magical Books - free event on The Moor, Oct 8, 7.30pm-9pm, Writer and climber, Andy Cave will talk about his adventures in Patagonia, Alaska & the Himalayas, Oct 9, 7.30pm-9pm, Robert Webb takes a laugh out loud look at his life with new book How Not to Be a Boy, Oct 10, 7pm-8.30pm, The Leveller Revolution - Dr John Rees. The people who struggled for their rights in the 1640's, Oct 11, 7pm-8.30pm, Out of the Wreckage -George Monbiot. What does the good life and good society look like now, Oct 12, 8pm, One for the Road - contemporary poems. Stuart Maconie and award winning poet Helen Mort, Oct 13, 7.30pm-9pm, Award winning leading thriller writer Lee Child will talk about his many books and characters, Oct 14, 1pm-3pm, Drop in session - Stories of Activism with Dr Gary Rivett & Louisa Briggs, Oct 15, 3pm, Simon Jenkins Britain's 100 best railway stations - history, geography, design & significance, Oct 16, 6pm, Melvyn Bragg on Now is the Time. His book about the peasant revolt in 1381, Oct 17, 7pm, Award winning Mark Haddon - talks about his new story St Bride's Bay, Oct 18, 8.30pm, Bitch Doctrine - Laurie Penny. One of the most urgent feminist voices of our time, Oct 19, 7pm, John O'Farrell on his follow up memoir Things can Only Get Worse, Oct 20, 7.30pm, Sensational performance poet Hollie McNish performs from her new collection: Plum, Oct 21, 7.30pm, One of folk's most respected artist Peggy Seeger talks about memoir First Time Ever, Oct 22, 4pm, Equal right, tolerance and battle against extremism The Battle for British Islam by Sara Kahn, Oct 23, 7pm, Alison Weir on her book Ann Bolyn: A King's Obsession, Oct 24, 7pm, Henry Blofeld on his autobiographical Over and Out:My Innings of a Lifetime with Test Match Special, Oct 25, 7.30pm, pop legend Chris Difford on his book Some Fantastic Place My Life in and Out of Squeeze, Oct 26, 7.30pm, CN Lester busts the mainstream myths on transgender: Trans Like Me A Journey for All of Us, Oct 27, 7.30pm, Richard Osman looks at the most important issues of today in The World Cup of Everything, Oct 28, 7.30pm, From folk songs to a look at how Jane Austen might fair in the 21st century with musicians&writers
LocationSheffield Hallam University - Adsetts Centre
Telephone No. 01142233777
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Sheffield Hallam University - Adsetts Centre
AddressLearning Centre, City Campus, Sheffield
S1 1WB
Telephone No.0114 225 2109
Disabled facilitiesyes
Opening timesSemester :
Mon - Thurs : 8.45 - 9pm
Fri : 8.45 - 6pm
Sat : 10am - 5pm
Sun : 1pm - 8pm

Easter, Summer, Xmas :
Mon - Fri : 9am - 5pm
Sat ; 10am - 5pm
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