EVENTS & TALKS
 

All talks are open to the public unless otherwise stated. Please come and say hello! If you'd like me to come and speak to your group, please contact me.​

Monday 16 May 2022 at 1pm
SILKSWORTH HERITAGE SOCIETY

A talk on Writing Historical Fiction set in Old Ryhope
Venue: Silksworth Community Centre​

Tuesday 17 May 2022 

FULWELL WI (not a public event)

Saturday 21 May 2022 - all day 

SUNDERLAND HISTORY FAIR 
I'm honoured to be invited to officially open the fair, give a talk and I'll have a stall selling my novels set in Sunderland. Follow on Facebook for updates.

Wednesday 1 June 2022 at 7pm 

CHESTER-LE-STREET HERITAGE SOCIETY 
A talk on Writing Historical Fiction set in Old Ryhope

Venue: The Lambton Arms, Chester-le-Street

Saturday 11 June (and Saturday 25 June) 2022 from 2pm to 3.30pm

SUPERCHARGE YOUR WRITING: WRITING FOR MAGAZINES

Venue: The Word, South Shields
Booking essential.

Tuesday 14 June 2022 at 1.30pm
RYHOPE HERITAGE SOCIETY

A talk on Writing Historical Fiction set in Old Ryhope.
Venue: Ryhope Community Centre, Black Road, Ryhope, Sunderland.
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Monday 20 June 2022 at 7pm
WHITBURN COMMUNITY LIBRARY

A talk on writing Sunderland Sagas and Scarborough Cosy Crimes. 
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Saturday 6 August 2022 from 11am to 1pm
Book launch for my cosy crime novel set in Scarborough
Curtain Call at the Seaview Hotel.

Meet and greet, pop-in to say hello, have your book signed
Waterstones Scarborough will be there selling books
Tombola - win a book! Live music!
Refreshments provided by EatMe Cafe!
Venue: Beeforth's Hive, Italian Gardens, South Cliff Gardens, Scarborough. 
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Saturday 13 August 2022 from 12 noon to 2pm
WATERSTONES SUNDERLAND

Book signing for my Scarborough-set murder mystery, Curtain Call at the Seaview Hotel

Saturday 10 September 2022 at 11am
HERITAGE OPEN DAYS 2022

Belle of the Back Streets, a walk around Ryhope showing locations in my books.
Full details coming soon.

 

Wednesday 28 September 2022 at 2pm 
WRITE FESTIVAL 2022

A talk on writing Sunderland Sagas and Scarborough Cosy Crimes
Venue: Jarrow Library
Full details coming soon

Thursday 13 October 2022 at 6.30pm
WEARSIDE FIELD CLUB

A talk on Writing Historical Fiction set in Old Ryhope.
Venue: Fulwell Community Centre, Sunderland.
The full programme of talks is here.

Thursday 3 November 2022 at 6pm
AN AUDIENCE WITH GLENDA YOUNG

Join me in an informal chat about my new book set in the northeast in 1923 – A Mother’s Christmas Wish. 
Venue: The Word, South Shields
Book tickets here.

Tuesday 8 November 2022 at 1.30pm
BOOK LAUNCH - A Mother's Christmas Wish

Book launch for my Christmas saga set in 1923, A Mother's Christmas Wish. 
Venue: Ryhope Community Centre, Sunderland.
Will include a short film by Brian Ibinson of Ryhope Heritage Society about Ryhope's mining past.

Saturday 12 November 2022 at 2pm
FRIENDS OF SUNDERLAND MUSEUM

A talk on Writing Historical Fiction set in Old Ryhope.
Venue: Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens
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Saturday 26 November 2022 - from 12 noon to 2pm
WATERSTONES SUNDERLAND
Book signing for my Christmas saga set in Sunderland in 1923, A Mother's Christmas Wish.