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Natalie Scott

Jennie Finch

Carmen Marcus by Kev Howard

Janet and Phil Philo

Bob Beagrie by Kev Howard

Tony Morris


Friday 31st May - Sunday 2nd June 2019

Saltburn Festival of Seaside Stories and Song is a new music and literary festival for Saltburn, and a collaboration between Book Corner and Saltburn Folk Club.


Friday 31st May

8pm – 11pm:Opening Concert with music from Kevin Hall and Dave Brunskill, poetry from Helen Anderson, and a special performances of ‘Civil Insolencies’ by Bob Beagrie and musicians. The Marine Hotel (Upstairs), £5

Saturday 1st June

Writing Workshops (must be booked in advance)

11am – 1pm: Em Lynas: How to Write for Children. Bath Street Centre, Bath Street. £10

2pm – 4pm: Fin Folk: Writing about the myths and legends of the deep with Carmen Marcus. Bath Street Centre, Bath Street. £15

Free pop-up events at Book Corner, 24 Milton Street

10am: ‘The Dragon Diamond’ – Children’s story time and craft activity with James Nicholson

11am: Saltburn Writers’ Group Poetry Performance

1pm: Katy Welford - ‘The Outlaw’s Lover’ - Book Signing

2pm: Jennie Finch – Short story reading: ‘The Golem of Seagale’

3.30pm:  Flinty Maguire – ‘The Lighthouse Code’ - Book Signing

Afternoon Events in The Marine Hotel (Upstairs)

12pm:  Meet the Author - Bob Fischer: ‘Wiffle Lever to Full!’ – Free

2pm – 5pm: Afternoon Concert with music from Beth Burrows and Stormcrow, poetry and songs from Fran & Col Edwards, and poetry from Diane Taylor. £5

Saturday Evening Events

5pm – 7pm:Tea time concert with music from Ian Tyzack and John Dunleavy, and poetry from Harry Gallagher.  Saltburn House, Marine Parade. £5

7pm – 9pm: Stories, Songs and Food at Real Meals Deli. Enjoy special sea-themed food while you listen to poetry from Marilyn Longstaff and Felicity Manning, and music from Martin Stephenson. £13.50 (Must be booked in advance)

8pm – 11pm: Saturday Evening Concert with music from Guy Cuthbert and Tony Morris, and poetry from Natalie Scott and Julie Hogg.  The Marine Hotel (Upstairs), £5

Sunday 2nd June

Events in Saltburn Community Hall (Saltburn Arts). All events are free.

11am: Simon Coates – How to Self-Publish a Book

12pm: Meet the Author – Read Regional author Jude Brown introduces her debut novel, ‘His Dark Sun’.

2pm-5pm: Celebration Concert with music from Steve Dagleish and 'Sea Words', a poetry performance from Janet and Phil Philo.  Also featuring an open mic so festival workshop participants can share their work.

Tickets available from Eventbrite:

Tickets can also be purchased in person at Book Corner. Please call 01287 348010 for more information.