Thursday

Sue McCormick: Small Acts of Courage

Local actor/director/writer Sue McCormick reads from her first novel. In Small Acts of Courage four narratives are interlinked by historical events, by family, love and friendship, by themes of protest and the enduring power of hope. As an actor, Sue has worked all over the UK in theatre, film, TV and radio, as a director she specialises in site-specific Shakespeare and as a writer, she has published poetry and short stories and had 6 plays produced. www.suemccormick.net

‘This beautifully structured novel interweaves our heroines’ stories as we move backward and forward in time: women’s solidarity and friendship at the core of every strand.’ Julie Hesmondhalgh

‘At times, it’s necessary to sit down with a page-turner and be reminded that it is possible to choose hope.’ Morning Star Review 4*

15.30 – 16.30 River Room, Mill on the Fleet    £8