Events

Up and coming events

All being well, unless there are any changes in connection with the Covid situation, the events listed below will continue as planned.

2022

2022 Wednesday 27th July 6pm  Phoenix Book Club Private Event in Gedling.

2022 Tuesday 2nd August 10 am Susie Grogan’s ‘Talking Books’ Radio Show on 10.00am SoundCloud.  I will be talking not only about my own books, but about the writing competitions I have organized, the children’s creative writing competition I created and ran for thirteen years. I will also be reading short excerpts from my books and talking about my life, my pet hates, and publishing in general.

2022 Friday 12th August 7:30pm Women’s Institute, Lambley, Nottinghamshire. 7.30pm Giving a talk on my experiences in writing and background.

2022 Saturday 27th August 12 noon to 8:00pm Ashfield Day ,Sutton Lawn Park, Sutton-in-Ashfield. A celebration of Ashfield’s achievements, history, and community. omen’s Institute, Lambley, Nottinghamshire. 7.30pm Giving a talk on my experiences in writing and background.

 

Past Events……

2022 Saturday & Sunday 28th / 29th  May 10.00 am to 17.00 hrs Em-Con 2022 Motorpoint Arena Nottingham, both days Bolero Square, NG1 1LA.

2022 Saturday & Sunday 4th / 5th  June 11.00 am to 17.00 hrs Gedling Borough Council, Queens’ Platinum Jubilee Celebrations. (See Gedling Borough Council website for details of events),  4th June: Arnot Hill Park, Nottingham Road, NG5 6LU,  5th June: King George V park, Hallams Lane, NG5 6NE.

2022 Saturday 2nd July (times to be confirmed) Coppice Farm Primary School, Laver Close, Arnold  NG5 7LS.

2022 Saturday 19th  March 11.00 am to 13.00 hrs Wells Library, Union Street, City Centre, Wells BA5 2PU Talk, workshop, book signing.

2022 Monday 21st  March 09.30 am to 12.30 hrs St Benedicts C of E Primary school, Glastonbury, Somerset.

2022 Sunday 18th and Monday 19th  April 10.00 am to 16.00 hr Spring Fair  Papplewick Pumping Station Christmas Fayre 10.30am-4.00pm Rigg Lane, Ravenshead, Notts. NG15 9AJ.

2022 Friday 22nd  April WI Nottinghamshire Headquarters  Private event

2021 Sunday 21st November 10.00 am to 16.30 hrs Floralands, Floralands Farm Park,  Catfoot Lane, , Nottinghamshire, NG4 4QL.

2021 Saturday & Sunday 27th / 28th November 10.00 am to 16.00 hrs  Woodthorpe Plant Shop, Woodthorpe Park Plant Shop,  Woodthorpe Park, Woodthorpe Drive, Sherwood, Nottingham NG5 4HA.

2021 Friday 3rd  December 14.00 am to 20.00 hrs  Lowdham Village Hall, Main Street, Lowdham, Nottinghamshire, NG17 4BD.

2021 Saturday 4th  December 10.00 am to 14.00 hrs  Arnold Library, Front Street, Arnold, Nottinghamshire NG5 7EE.

2021 Sunday 5th  December 10.00 am to 16.00 hrs Calverton Village Hall, William Lee Memorial Park, Park Road, Calverton, Nottingham. NG14 6SA.

2021 Saturday 21st August 09.00 am to 15.00 hrs Sherwood Street Market ,United Reformed Church. 1 Edwards Lane, Sherwood, Nottingham, NG5 3AA.

2021 Wednesday 25th August 13.00 am to 16.00 hrs Gedling Country Park, Spring Ln, Nottingham NG4 4PE Arts and Crafts Activity Workshops with Gedling Play Forum

2021 Saturday and Sunday 28th and 29th August 10.00 am to 5.00 pm each day Em-Con Nottingham 2021 Motorpoint Arena, Bolero Square,  Nottingham NG1  1LA. 

2021 Sunday to  Monday 5th to 11th September Middleway Words Online Writers Festival.

2021 Thursday  9th September As part of the festival, I will be taking part in a two-handed interview with John Holmes, BBC Radio and Television presenter of fifty years’ experience. We will be asking questions about each other’s books. More details to follow.

2021 Saturday 18th September 11.00am – 1.00pm  Awards Presentation to the finalists of the 13th annual New Writers UK creative writing competition. Venue: Council Chamber, Gedling Civic Centre, Arnot Hill Park, Arnold, NG5 6UU

 

 Past Events……

2021 Sunday 16th May 10.00 am to 17.00 hrs Artists and Makers Fayre, Floralands Farm Park, Catfoot Lane,Lambley, NG4 4QL

2021 Friday 4th June 3.30pm to 4.30 pm The launch of ‘From Knight to Knave` Venue : Art Gallery, A Room Full of Butterflies, Sherwood, Nottingham.

2021 Sunday 6th June 10.00 am to 4.30 pm 1st Daybrook and Woodthorpe Scouts Spring Fayre Thackeray’s Lane Park, Thackeray`s Lane, Woodthorpe, Nottingham.

Wednesday 16th October 7.30pm Netherfield Women’s Institute – Guest Speaker

Monday 21st October 2.00pm – 4.00pm Children’s Creative Writing Competition Finalists Book Presentation. Gedling Civic Centre, Arnot Hill Park, Arnold, NG5 6LU

Friday 22nd November 4.00pm – 8.00pm Arnold Methodist Church Craft Fair, Market Place, NG5 7EL

Saturday 23rd November 9.30am – 3.30pm Arnold Methodist Church Craft Fair, Market Place, NG5 7EL

Saturday 30th November And Sunday 1st December Woodthorpe Park Plant Shop Christmas Event Woodthorpe Drive, Nottingham NG5 4HA

Saturday 14th December And Sunday 15th December Woodthorpe Park Plant Shop Christmas Event Woodthorpe Drive, Nottingham NG5 4HA

Sunday 25th August 11.00am – 5.00pm  Papplewick Pumping Station, Rigg Lane, Ravenshead, Nottingham NG15 9AJ Summer Craft Fair.

Sunday 14th July 10.30am – 3.30pm Newark Book Festival, Newark Town Hall, Market Place, Newark-on-Trent NG24 1DU.

Saturday 13th July 2pm – 4.00pm Awards Presentation for the finalists of the Creative Writing Competition for the Children and Young People of Nottinghamshire at the Gedling Civic Centre.

Saturday 13th July 2pm – 4.00pm Awards Presentation for the finalists of the Creative Writing Competition for the Children and Young People of Nottinghamshire at the Gedling Civic Centre.

Saturday 6th July 1pm – 4.00pm Killisick Fun Day, Killisick Community Centre, Killisick Road Arnold Nottingham NG5 8BY

Monday 1st July 09.15am – 10.00am BBC Radio Nottingham. Reviewing the News on the Mark Dennison Show

Sunday 16th June 10.00am – 5.30pm Arnold Carnival, Arnot Hill Park, Arnold, NG5 6LU

Monday 27th May 10.00am – 4.00pm Floralands, Catfoot Lane, Lambley, NG4 4QL

Saturday 18th May 10.30 – 12.00 noon Reading and Book signing at Arnold Library, Front Street, Arnold, NG5 7EE.

Monday, 6th May (bank holiday) 11.00 – 4.00pm Glastonjerry Fun Dog Fest, Newstead Abbey, Off Mansfield Road, Ravenshead, Nottingham, NG15 8NA. In support of Jerry Green Dog Rescue..

Saturday & Sunday, 4th & 5th May 10.00 – 5.00pm EM-Con. Motorpoint Arena Nottingham.

Saturday, 16 March 2pm – 4.00pm Launch of the 2019 Creative Writing Competition for the Children of Nottinghamshire. Arnold Library, Front Street, Arnold, NG5 7EE. Free workshop for Children and Young People from School Year Four to Eighteen years old.

Friday, 26 April 09.00 – 3.30pm Arnold Market, Arnold, NG5 6ND.

Saturday, 16 March 2pm – 4.00pm Launch of the 2019 Creative Writing Competition for the Children of Nottinghamshire. Arnold Library, Front Street, Arnold, NG5 7EE. Free workshop for Children and Young People from School Year Four to Eighteen years old.

Tuesday, 12 March 09.30 – 2.00pm School visit Coppice Farm School, Arnold, Nottingham.

 

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