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Dalton Community Centre

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Nelson Street
Dalton-in-Furness, Cumbria LA15 8AF United Kingdom

Upcoming Events

November 2017

Dalton LitFest

November 4

Dalton-in-Furness is holding its first Literature Festival this year with a programme of presentations/workshops, a schools' programme of competitions, workshops and author visits, and Dalton Fringe with pop-up poets, travelling troubadours and shop window displays.

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Crime Writers Forum

November 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Crime novels are a perennial favourite and in the Crime Writing Forum, two successful writers who’ve both written series set in Cumbria will talk about their different approaches. Martin Edwards is Chair of the National Crime Writers’ Association and the author of 18 novels including the Lake District Mysteries. ‘The Coffin Trail’ was shortlisted for the Theakston’s Prize for Crime Novel of the Year, while ‘The Arsenic Labyrinth’ was shortlisted for Lakeland Book of the Year. His latest book ‘The Golden Age of…

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Writing Memoirs

November 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Ever thought about writing your memoirs or those of a relative? Then this talk could be just for you. If you had a mother who was a relative of the great composer, Delius, a girlfriend of a Doctor Who and a West End star who gave up the high life to run a cafe and animal sanctuary in the Lakes, you may be tempted to write a memoir of her. Kerry Darbishire, a writer, songwriter and poet, did just that.…

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Poetry Open Mic

November 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

If an open mic night to air your poetry and listen to the work of others is up your street then you’re in luck! If you have a stash of poems or one amazing one you would love to share with like-minded people then Dalton LitFest is the place to be. Two of the area’s most popular poets, Kim Moore and Geraldine Green, will lead an Open Mic session to round off the day when they’ll read their own work…

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