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Copyright of the Repton Literary Festival

Company Number: 10620016

SHOWSTOPPER SATURDAY!

To help you plan your weekend, we've created a colour-coded timetable of 'Acts & Scenes' representing the following areas of interest:

History, Literature, Sport, Art, Music, Actors, Poetry and Kids Stuff!

 

Take a look at the big stories from our little village and start planning your Festival with us!

Tickets for all events are available through the Little Box Office - click here to book

THROUGHOUT THE WEEKEND IN THE NEW COURT GALLERY : 

EXHIBITION ONE:

Christian Birmingham's illustrations for a new edition of Black Beauty

EXHIBITION TWO:

Derby High School U3's 'Towards Abstract Painting'

SCENE 2: LICHFIELD POETS: ALL DAY.  Pop Up Appearances 

Tickets not required - donations on the day to the National Literacy Trust are invited.

Venue: 400 Hall Theatre Foyer and surprise locations

SCENE 3: BURTON’S RUNAWAY WRITERS: ALL DAY.  Pop Up Appearances and Poetry Wall.

Tickets not required - donations on the day to the National Literacy Trust are invited.

Venue: 400 Hall Theatre Foyer

SCENE 4: THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT WORD BONFIRE: ALL DAY.  ADMISSION: Act 8 Admission charges apply

Venue: The Studio Theatre

9.00am -10.00am

SCENE 7: HISTORIC REPTON TOUR – Guided tour of the historic sites of Repton

ADMISSION: £5.  Venue: The 400 Hall Theatre Foyer

10.00am -11.00am

SCENE 2: DAVID BRADLEY - The Actor’s Actor 

ADMISSION: £12.  Venue: 400 Hall Theatre.

10.00am - 11.00am

SCENE 4: PAUL STEVENS – One Rare Book 

ADMISSION: £8.  Venue: The Library

10.00am - 5.00pm

SCENE 1: SUPER SATURDAY FOR CHILDREN @ THE STUDIO - Fun, Activities and Entertainment for under 12s all day. Featuring A.F. Harrold and other celebrities. Children must be accompanied by an adult throughout the day. 

ADMISSION: £8 for the whole day (under 5s and one accompanying adult free of charge)

Venue: The Studio Theatre

11.15am - 12.15pm

SCENE 5: KATHERINE CONNELLY – The remarkable life of Sylvia Pankhurst

ADMISSION: £8.  Venue: The Library

11.15am - 12.15pm

SCENE 6: RICHARD SHAW – A fat middle-aged man reversed Type 2 Diabetes! 

ADMISSION: £8.  Venue: The 400 Hall Theatre

11.15am - 12.15pm

SCENE 18: JOHNNY LEAVESLEY - Life and my first novel 

ADMISSION: £8  Venue: The Undercroft

11.15am - 12.15pm

EDWINA CURRIE - “In fiction, you can tell the truth” 

ADMISSION: £8  Venue: The 400 Hall Theatre

12.15pm - 1.15pm

REPTON TIME -  EDWINA CURRIE, JOHNNY LEAVESLEY, ALAN MILLBAND, CHOPPER HOPE, BEN LAMB,  “Lies, damned lies and politicians – who’s telling the truth now?” 

ADMISSION: £10  Venue: The 400 Hall Theatre

11.15am -12.15pm

SCENE 2: Meet the Artist: Christian Birmingham – The illustrator's story 

ADMISSION: £8.  Venue: The New Court Gallery.

12.30pm - 1.30pm

SCENE 7: TBC

ADMISSION: £10.  Venue: The 400 Hall Theatre 

12.30pm - 1.30pm

SCENE 8: CATH EDWARDS – 'Love and Duty: The Lives of Georgian Women' 

"A glimpse into the interlinked lives of gentlewomen and working women in the 18th century”

ADMISSION: £8.  Venue: The Library

12.30pm - 1.30pm

SCENE 12: CAROLINE ENGLAND – From lawyer to author 

ADMISSION: £8.  Venue: R6 The Undercroft

1.45pm - 2.45pm

SCENE 9: KATHERINE BUCKNELL – The man whose writing inspired “Cabaret "

ADMISSION: £8.  Venue: The Library

1.45pm - 2.45pm

SCENE 13: CAROLINE BALE – The Tale of the psychotherapist 

ADMISSION: £8.  Venue: The Undercroft

1.45pm - 2.45pm

SCENE 3: DOMINIC DROMGOOLE - Will and Me are just good mates 

ADMISSION: £8.  Venue: 400 Hall Theatre.

3.00pm - 4.00pm

SCENE 10: RICHARD NEWMAN – Veronica Bird: The exceptional Prison Governor

ADMISSION: £8.  Venue: The Library

3.00pm - 4.00pm

SCENE 14: STEPHEN BOOTH – - Cooper and Fry revealed 3.00pm - 4.00pm.

ADMISSION: £8.  Venue: The Undercroft

3.00pm - 4.00pm

SCENE 4: BEN LAMB - You’re Nicked by the TV 

ADMISSION: £8.  Venue: 400 Hall Theatre.

3.00pm - 5.15pm

SCENE 5: THE TEAROOM: Tea with the Poets and other Guests 

ADMISSION: £10 Venue: The Tithe Barn

3.00pm to 4.00pm

SCENE 3: Meet the Artist: Christian Birmingham – The illustrator's story

ADMISSION: £8.  Venue: The New Court Gallery.

4.15pm - 5.15pm

SCENE 11: EDMUND GORDON – Angela Carter: the exceptional twentieth-century female author

ADMISSION: £8.  Venue: The Library

5.15pm - 7.45pm

SCENE 3: BOSS & CO - ADMISSION: £ Free with a ticket to any Festival event.

Venue: 400 Theatre Main Foyer

5.30pm - 6.30pm

SCENE 8: HISTORIC REPTON TOUR – Guided tour of the historic sites of Repton

ADMISSION: £5.  Venue: The 400 Hall Theatre Foyer

7.30pm - 10.00pm

SCENE 6:  7.30pm - 9.30pm: GARY CARR - The ultimate 'Poets Open Mic' event and 9.30pm - 10.00pm FERGUS McGONIGAL - Guest Poet

ADMISSION TO BOTH: £8.  Venue: The Studio Theatre

7.45pm to 8.45pm

SCENE 4: Meet the Artist: Christian Birmingham – The illustrator's - story 

ADMISSION: £8.  Venue: The New Court Gallery

7.45pm - 8.45pm

SCENE 6: GEORGE RAINSFORD and NICK BURNS - The Dahl you did not know

ADMISSION: £8.  Venue: 400 Hall Theatre

RLF will make every effort to present the programme as advertised however take no responsibility for unforeseen changes.

Tickets are non-refundable.

 

Limited wheelchair access is available in The 400 Hall Theatre, The Studio Theatre, New Court Gallery and The Tithe Barn.

There is no wheelchair access to The Undercroft, Library or for the Historic Repton Tours