Barn Book Fair

Join us for a literary themed weekend, with a Book Swap, Book stalls, book readings and poetry workshops, poetry open mic on Saturday and a book antiquarian and the Elmbridge Literary Competition on the Sunday. 
The cafe will have a Charlie and the Chocolate Factory theme and there will be a Golden Ticket with the prize of a box set of Roal Dahl books courtesy of the Cobham Book Store


Events: 
11am Catherine West - Local self-published author reads from her book., Ann and Greg, A Love Story
11.20am Dr Niamh - reads from Find My Name in the Alphabet Train a personalised book for little’uns written in rhyme and phonics to encourage early learning. 
11.40am - Penny Thornton of Astrolutely.com fame (ranking No. 12 on astrology worldwide) and author of With Love From Diana (Princess of Wales), will talk about her fun fusion of astrology with cookery – in her new book The Zodiac Cooks (release 28 Sep 2017).
12 noon - Ozlem Warren of OzlemsTurkishTable.com, known for her international cookery classes, will talk on the delicious foods of her homeland, Antioch, Antakya, Turkey – in her debut book Ozlem's Turkish Table (available on Pre-Order from Oct 2017).
12.20pm Derek E Pearson twice a Book Award Finalist, featured many times in Surrey Life and once in The Sun, will talk on a long list of Sci-Fi/Fantasy novels he's had published from 2015-17. His latest is The Gathering of Gods (release date 28 Oct 2017. 
12.40pm David Kimberley, featured in Surrey Life, will talk on his new Sci-Fi novel Galahad Suns (released July 2017). 
1pm - Peter and Leeroy Murray, sons of Nora Murray who authored best seller I Spied For Stalin and John Murray who authored A Spy Called Swallow, will talk on the republication of these memoirs – in a new book Nora & John (release on the centenary of the Bolshevik Revolution 7 November 2017 (25 October in the Julian calendar).
1.20am - Simon Cherry reads a sneak preview of his new ‘Eddie’ book.
1.40pm  Susannah Rickards hosts a Q &A about short story writing.
2pm - 3pm Agnes Meadows - Poetry Workshop ‘Sensational’
3.20pm - George Boughton - Black Gold - Black Scorpion
3.40pm - Christopher Ritchie – • The ordinary • Stop the 'Pocalypse! I Wanna Get Off!

12noon - Poetry Open Mic open to all
7.30pm - Carole Boyd, Archer’s Lynda Snell, joins us for a literary/piano interpretation based around Shakespeare's The Seven Ages of Man  (ticketed event see separate listing)

Sunday Programme of Events
to include: Book Antiquarian available to value books  and readings by the winners of the Elmbridge Literary Competition 'Luck' 

Free Entry (*workshops will be available for a donation)


 
Venue
Riverhouse Barn
Manor Road
Walton-on-Thames
Surrey
KT12 2PF