In conversation with BBC’s Stuart Maconie

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Join BBC Radio 6’s Stuart Maconie as he discusses his latest fascinating book, with BBC Radio Lancashire’s John Gilmore. The Welfare State was the spirit of our finest hour, the backbone of our post-war greatness, and it promoted some of the boldest and most brilliant schemes this isle has ever produced: and it made you and I. But now it's under threat, and we need to save it.

The event will take place at the The Palace Cinema, Longridge on Thursday 5 March at 19.30. Admission is £20 and includes a hardback copy of which Stuart will sign on the night.
To book please visit:
https://thepalace-longridge.co.uk/movies/stuart-maconie-the-nanny-state-made-me/

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Thursday 5 March at 19.30
The Palace Cinema, Longridge

TV’s Taskmaster – Alex Horne

Book Cover: TV’s Taskmaster – Alex Horne

Award-winning comedian Alex Horne is the creator and co-host of the BAFTA and Emmy-nominated show Taskmaster, now made and shown all over the world. With his band The Horne Section, he has appeared on the Royal Variety Performance and recorded a two-hour special for UKTV at the London Palladium.

This is an opportunity to hear Alex introduce his book ‘Taskmaster: 220 Extraordinary Tasks for Ordinary People,’ participate in a task or two and ask him some questions.

Admission is £15 and includes a copy of the book which Alex will sign on the night.

Book Event - Alex Horne

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Date And Time

Thursday, December 12th, 2019

7:30 PM

Location

Bliss Space ( Southport) Ltd
t/a Southport Theatre
Waterfront
Promenade
PR9 0DZ

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You Got This: A fabulously fearless guide to being YOU

Book Cover: You Got This: A fabulously fearless guide to being YOU

NO. 1 BESTSELLER!

'A book that every teenage girl needs to read ... and every grown woman will wish she had read' Fearne Cotton

'Bold. Brilliant. Bryony! This is the ultimate guide to growing up happy' Dr Max Pemberton

I wanted to be a unicorn. I wanted to be a lawyer. I wanted to be an astronaut.

But the thing I really wanted to be, more than anything else, was a little less like me.

It was only recently that I realised not wanting to be me was at the heart of every dumb decision I ever made. And so now I am writing this book containing all the life lessons I wish someone had taught me.

A book for the teenage girl in me. And for every teenage girl out there. Because the most powerful thing you can be when you grow up is yourself.

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Frank and fearless, You Got This openly explores topics like self-respect, body image, masturbation and mental health, making it the perfect companion for young women.

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I wanted to be a unicorn. I wanted to be a lawyer. I wanted to be an astronaut.

But the thing I really wanted to be, more than anything...

Guardians of Magic (The Cloud Horse Chronicles)

Book Cover: Guardians of Magic (The Cloud Horse Chronicles)

Guardians of Magic is the first title in a brilliant new magical adventure series from the creator of Goth Girl, Chris Riddell. With gorgeous two-colour illustrations throughout and a special full-colour guide to the giants in the book, this fantastic hardback is a perfect gift.

For as long as anyone can remember, children have made a wish on a cloud horse, never quite believing that their wishes will come true. But times are changing. The future of magic is in danger. Enemies are working together to destroy it - especially the magic of nature and its most powerful source, The Forever Tree. Unless three brave children fight back and believe in the impossible, soon magic and the cloud horses will be gone. Zam, Phoebe and Bathsheba don't yet know how powerful they are...

In Guardians of Magic the Costa award-winning, 2015-2017 UK Children's Laureate Chris Riddell weaves together a magical quest. This is the first title in The Cloud Horse Chronicles series.

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For as long as anyone can remember, children have made a wish on a cloud horse, never quite believing that their wishes will come true. But times are changing. The future of magic is in danger. Enemies are working together to destroy it - especially the magic of nature and its...

The Wizards of Once: Knock Three Times: Book 3

Book Cover: The Wizards of Once: Knock Three Times: Book 3

No.1 Bestselling Series from the Blue Peter Award winning author of How To Train Your Dragon. Enter a land of wizards, warriors, mythical creatures and powerful magic in an exciting new fantasy adventure.

Wish and Xar are now outlaws on the run, hunted by Warriors, Wizards and worst of all, by WITCHES ...

Can they find the ingredients for the Spell to Get Rid of Witches before the Kingwitch gets his talons on Magic-that-Works-on-Iron?

Their next Quest is the most terrifying and treacherous of all. .. And someone is going to betray them ... are you ready to KNOCK THREE TIMES?

'A rollercoaster of suspense and surprise' GUARDIAN
'Cowell is moving towards national treasure' BIG ISSUE
'Another coup from Cowell' SUNDAY TIMES

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No.1 Bestselling Series from the Blue Peter Award winning author of How To Train Your Dragon. Enter a land of wizards, warriors, mythical creatures and powerful magic in an exciting new fantasy adventure.

Wish and Xar are now outlaws on the run, hunted by Warriors, Wizards and worst of all, by WITCHES ...

In Conversation with TV and Celebrity Chef Marcus Wareing – Monday 4 November 7pm

Book Cover: In Conversation with TV and Celebrity Chef Marcus Wareing - Monday 4 November 7pm
Multi award winning chef, familiar to many from his numerous television appearances will be celebrating the launch of his new cookery book.

About this Event

Marcus Wareing is one of the most respected and acclaimed chefs and restaurateurs in Britain. Originally from Southport, Marcus has won numerous coveted awards including the Acorn Award and GQ Chef of the Year. Marcus is a familiar face on television screens and was a judge on MasterChef the Professionals.

Silverwood Events are delighted to be partnering with Westholme School for an event where Marcus will be in conversation with John Gilmore at the Croston Theatre, Westholme School on Monday 4 November at 19.00. Tickets are priced at £20 (plus booking fee) and include a hardback copy of his new cookery book, Marcus Everyday: Easy Family Food for Every Kind of Day.

Doors will open at 18.15 and seasonal refreshments will be served before the event.

The interview will last approximately one hour and will include time for audience members to ask questions. Marcus will be signing books after the event and the close time listed is an estimate of when this is anticipated to end.

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Date And Time

Mon, November 4, 2019

7:00 PM – 9:30 PM GMT

Location

The Croston Theatre, Westholme School

Meins Road

Blackburn

BB2 6QU

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