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James Ellson            18th April 2024

James Ellson is a writer, smallholder, and speaker.

His debut novel The Trail was published in 2020, and the sequel Cold Dawn came out in 2022. Cold Summer, 3rd in the DCI Castle series, is just out!

James lives in the Peak District with his wife, and manages their smallholding, which includes bees and an orchard.


Joseph Knox            21st March 2024

We had a fab evening talking with Joseph Knox.


Joe will be talked about his new novel, Imposter Syndrome, and the process of getting a novel onto screen.


Margaret Moxom            15th February 2024

Footsteps In The Past - A Trilogy

Action adventure/paranormal that explores the Pottery Riots of 1842.


STOKE-ON-TRENT, England – In Margaret Moxom’s paranormal-historical novel, “Footsteps in the Past”. A nurse, named Jane, finds herself whisked back into 1842 after seeing a ghostly figure running away from the Ash Hall Nursing Home, where she works.

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Rebecca  Struthers          December 7th 2023

An Evening in Conversation with local watchmaker, Rebecca Struthers sharing her perspective of the history of time.

We are all familiar with time, we either have lots of it, or are forever running out of it!


David Cliffe           November 9th 2023

A full-house enjoyed David's inspiration for his second novel set in Edwardian Leek.

Fabulous local author who was the Editor of the Leek Post. The book is fictional but set in Leek in 1904 and full of photos and history of the time.

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