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EVENTS & TALKS
 

If you'd like me to speak at your writing / literature festival or to your group, please click here to contact me.

Tuesday June 25 2024 

PRIVATE EVENT

Friday 5 July 2024  

COALS TO GOALS 
A talk on my new book The Toffee Factory Girls
Venue: Beacon of Light, Sunderland 

Monday 8 July 2024  

PRIVATE EVENT

Wednesday 17 July 2024 at 2pm

THE WORD (National Centre for the Written Word), South Shields
A talk on my new novel The Toffee Factory Girls 
All details here

 

Wednesday 31 July 2024 at 11.00
WHEATLEY HILL HISTORY CLUB
Author talk
"Writing historical fiction set in the pit village of Ryhope in 1919"
Venue: Wheatley House, Woodland Avenue, Wheatley Hill, County Durham
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Wednesday 7 August 2024 at 2.30pm
SUNDERLAND COMMUNITY LECTURE

A talk on my new book The Toffee Factory Girls
Venue: 17nineteen, Sunderland 
All details here

Saturday 7 September 2024 at 11.30am
HERITAGE OPEN DAYS

Free, guided walk around my Ryhope book locations
All details here

Saturday 5 October 2024
PRIVATE EVENT

A talk on my northeast historical novels including my new book The Toffee Factory Girls and my Scarborough cosy crimes 

Friday 11 October 2024 at 1pm
EAST RIDING FESTIVAL OF WORDS

North Bridlington Library
A panel talk on historical saga novels with Rebecca Mascuell (Mollie Walton) and chaired by author Val Wood.

Monday 21 October 2024 at time tbc
CLEADON AND BOLDON COMMUNITY LIBRARY
A talk on my new saga The Toffee Factory Girls

December 4 - 7 2024
Newcastle Noir

10 year anniversary

Crime Writing Festival
Full details to be announced

TALKS AND EVENTS FOR 2025

Tuesday 11 March 2025 at 1.30pm
RYHOPE HERITAGE SOCIETY

A talk on my new book The Toffee Factory Girls
Venue: Ryhope Community Centre

Monday 19 May 2025 
PRIVATE EVENT

Thursday 16 October 2025 at 11am
SEAHAM HARBOUR U3A

A talk on my writing life
Venue: Masonic Hall, North Road, Seaham

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