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We are currently planning a hybrid Festival with a mix of live, live streamed, recorded and virtual events from 27 May – 5 June 2021. If the government’s Roadmap goes to plan and the four conditions are met, our venues will start to reopen from 17 May and we plan to host live Festival events.

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Monique Roffey

Monique Roffey: The Mermaid of Black Conch (Winner of the Costa Book Award 2020)

Saturday 29 May | 2 - 3pm

£4-8 + £1.50 booking fee Venue: Derby Theatre, DE1 2NF

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Alison Weir

Alison Weir - Katheryn Howard: The Tainted Queen

Saturday 29 May | 3.30 - 4.30pm

£5-10 Venue: Carriage Shop Theatre, Derby College (Roundhouse) DE24 8JE

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Christie Watson

Christie Watson: The Courage to Care: A Call for Compassion

Saturday 29 May | 5 - 6pm

£4-8 + £1.50 booking fee Venue: Derby Theatre, DE1 2NF

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Shaun Bythell

Shaun Bythell: Seven Kinds of People You Find in Bookshops

Saturday 29 May | 6.30 - 7.30pm

£8 Venue: Carriage Shop Theatre, Derby College (Roundhouse) DE24 8JE

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Jasper Rees

Jasper Rees: Let’s Do It: The Authorised Biography of Victoria Wood

Saturday 29 May | 8 - 9pm

£5-10 + £1.50 booking fee Venue: Derby Theatre, DE1 2NF

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Roger Morgan-Grenville

Roger Morgan-Grenville - Liquid Gold: Bees and the Pursuit of Midlife Honey

Sunday 30 May | 10.30 - 11.30

£6 Venue: Darley Abbey Village Hall, DE22 1DS

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