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It's The End Of The World as We Know It. But Does That Really Ma

Wed 28 Oct 2020

It's The End Of The World as We Know It. But Does That Really Ma

Prof Susan Watkins: 'It’s the End of the World as We Know It. But does that really matter? Contemporary Women’s Post-Apocalyptic Fiction’ in association with the University of Huddersfield In this online seminar, Pro.....Read more

Author Talk: Alice Broadway

Wed 28 Oct 2020

Author Talk: Alice Broadway

The author of the Ink trilogy (young adult dystopian fantasy series) in conversation https://www.alice-broadway.com/ Event in partnership with Kirklees Libraries..Read more

Creative Writing Masterclass with Jane Rogers

Wed 28 Oct 2020

Creative Writing Masterclass with Jane Rogers

A FREE masterclass by the award-winning author of The Testament of Jessie Lamb. Learn how to create an apocalyptic story. Join Cosmia Festival and Jane Rogers to learn how to create an apocalyptic story. This is the .....Read more

Author talk: Nathan Bryon and Dapo Adeola

Thu 29 Oct 2020

Author talk: Nathan Bryon and Dapo Adeola

Hear from the creators of Clean Up! a picture book about climate change and the environment. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=idOfNc4tKek Event in partnership with Kirklees Libraries..Read more

Imagining our Climate Futures

Thu 29 Oct 2020

Imagining our Climate Futures

Cosmia Festival, the University of Huddersfield and Culture Declares Emergency invite you a gathering of artists, authors and creators who work in the speculative arts. Imagining our Climate Futures is for anyone work.....Read more

Creative Writing Masterclass with Jane Rogers

Thu 29 Oct 2020

Creative Writing Masterclass with Jane Rogers

A FREE masterclass by the award-winning author of The Testament of Jessie Lamb. Learn how to create an apocalyptic story. Join Cosmia Festival and Jane Rogers to learn how to create an apocalyptic story. This is the perf.....Read more

End of the World Reading Club: Chosen Ones

Fri 30 Oct 2020

End of the World Reading Club: Chosen Ones

Join us to talk about Veronica Roth's 'Chosen Ones' We'll be discussing the book in depth and it's story of how the end of the world can have an impact the heroes who saved it Watch live and contribute on youtube and.....Read more

Author talk: Ben Oliver and Kesia Lupo

Fri 30 Oct 2020

Author talk: Ben Oliver and Kesia Lupo

Join the authors of The Loop (Ben) and We Are Blood and Thunder (Kesia) This will be perfect for any audience members who are interested in creative writing and/or getting published..Read more

Library Adventures Live! Nadine Kaadan

Tue 13 Oct to Sun 08 Nov 2020 (4 weeks)

Library Adventures Live! Nadine Kaadan

“Tomorrow” a story from Syria with Nadine Kaadan For Yazan, life has changed quickly – his friends are gone, his parents are too busy watching the news to take him to the park, and he does not know when he will get ou.....Read more

Author talk: Nicky Singer

Sat 31 Oct 2020

Author talk: Nicky Singer

Join us to hear from the author of the dystopian/adventure novel The Survival Game Nominated for the 2018 CILIP Carnegie Medal https://nickysinger.com/new/ Event in partnership with Kirklees Libraries..Read more

Library Adventures Live! Ross Mackenzie

Tue 20 Oct to Fri 20 Nov 2020 (1 month)

Library Adventures Live! Ross Mackenzie

Meet Ross MacKenzie, Blue Peter award winning author, and master weaver of enticing and beguiling tales. Hear him read from his latest book, Evernight, an engrossing tale of magic, slums, sewers, rats, old hags and witch.....Read more

The End of the World Reading Club: Ice

Sun 01 Nov 2020

The End of the World Reading Club: Ice

We'll talk about Anna Kavan's Ice, and place it in the context of the apocalyptic fiction genre. Bring along ideas about your own favourite example to discuss..Read more

Author talk: S.M. Wilson

Sun 01 Nov 2020

Author talk: S.M. Wilson

Join us for the last author talk of the Festival as we hear from the writer of the The Extinction Trials series and The Infinity Files www.susan-wilson.com/books Event in partnership with Kirklees Libraries..Read more

Creative Scene Webinar: Building Back Better

Thu 26 Nov 2020

Creative Scene Webinar: Building Back Better

Digital Deficit and Cultural Democracy: Building Back Better, a post-COVID cultural ecology Thursday 26 November, 12noon - 1.30pm To book your free place, please visit: http://bit.ly/CS-Webinars Join us on Zoom for .....Read more