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. 


Carmen Marcus by Kev Howard

Natalie Scott

Janet and Phil Philo


Bob Beagrie by Kev Howard

Jennie Finch

Tony Morris

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