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Ticket sales up by 40% Posted on 20th April 2017

Following our launch event last week in QUAD, tickets have been selling like hot cakes!  Compared to our first week’s sales last year, they are up by 40% so we hope that trend continues throughout the coming weeks.  A few events are already over half full, so don’t leave it…

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And here it is … Posted on 12th April 2017

Our programme is out Thank you to everyone who came along to QUAD last night for Derby Reads.  We were delighted with the response and it was our first sold out event of 2017!   There were some inspirational readings from books by authors appearing at this year’s Festival and it…

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Looking forward to our launch Posted on 10th April 2017

We can’t wait to share our 2017 Festival programme with you at tomorrow’s Derby Reads  event in QUAD.  We are eagerly awaiting the arrival of the programmes, bookmarks and banners and to finally launch this year’s Festival.  We will also be announcing the winners of this year’s Flash Fiction Writing…

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The waiting is nearly over … Posted on 3rd April 2017

Our Festival programme is now complete: beautifully designed by the ever patient and talented Chris from WDA Branding, and is now at the printers!  We are on course to receive 20,000 copies next week for our Derby Reads event on 11 April (see below). This year’s Festival includes another broad…

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Tickets now available for our Derby Reads event Posted on 26th March 2017

Tickets are now available for Derby Reads, our Festival programme launch event in QUAD on Tuesday 11 April at 6pm for 6.30 – 7.30pm.  As well as sharing the highlights of this year’s Festival with readings from some of the wonderful books and authors to be featured, we will also…

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