Cheltenham Literature Festival 2021

Still leading the way in celebrating the written and spoken word, The Times and Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival will ‘Read the World’ from 8-17 October 2021. Presenting the best new voices in fiction and poetry alongside literary greats and high-profile speakers, the Festival celebrates its return to exciting live events.

You can also enjoy 140 events on-demand from the comfort of your own home via the #CheltLitFest Player.

Our schools and family pre-festival digital workshops go live from 20 September 2021.

View the full programme here.

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Events on Friday 8th October

Reading the World
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The Status Game
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George III
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The Book of Form and Emptiness
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Sista Sister
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At Home
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Rachel Owen
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The Struggle for India's Soul
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12 Bytes
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It Takes Blood and Guts
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Tall Bones
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Open Water
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Riddle, Mystery, and Enigma
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Girl, Woman, Other
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Mrs Death Misses Death
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History
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Spinning Plates
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Unlost
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Events on Saturday 9th October

The Queer Bible
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Snow Country
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The Right Sort of Girl
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Brown Baby
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The Girl Who Died
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Photography Now
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Because of You
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GO BIG
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Fates and Furies
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Burntcoat
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All The Names Given
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Forever Young
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Sambal Shiok
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Split
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Detransition, Baby
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Sidesplitter
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Crossroads
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Generations
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Family Events on Saturday 9th October

The Burpee Bears
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Tom Gates: Random Acts of Fun
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Atlas of Record-Breaking Adventures
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Supertato Night of the Living Veg
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How I Became a Dog Called Midnight
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All Our Hidden Gifts
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We Were Wolves
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Book Club Journal
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The Beast of Harwood Forest
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Grimwood
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Danger at Dead Man's Pass
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The Walloos' Big Adventure
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Fall Off, Get Back On, Keep Going
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Pages & Co.: The Book Smugglers
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Skin of the Sea
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Crater Lake
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Crater Lake, Evolution
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Events on Sunday 10th October

One: My Autobiography
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Live Well Every Day
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Why the Germans Do it Better
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Ainsley's Good Mood Food
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Twelve Caesars
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A Poet for Every Day of the Year
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Black Girls Take World
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Stronger
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Not Without a Fight: Ten Steps to Becoming Your Own Champion
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The Van Gogh Sisters
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All Our Hidden Gifts
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Magpie
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Watching Neighbours Twice a Day...
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Slug
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The Man Who Died Twice
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What White People Can Do Next
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Street to Studio
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Boy Parts
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Family Events on Sunday 10th October

Big Sky Mountain
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The Wizards of Once
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Luna Loves Dance
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The Upper World
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Endgame
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Meet the Oceans
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How to be Me
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We're Going to Find the Monster
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Yapping Away
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Boy, Everywhere
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The Girl Who Became a Tree
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Dare to Be You
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Freddy and the New Kid
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Take Me Outdoors
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Crater Lake, Evolution
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Events on Monday 11th October

Covid By Numbers
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Russia
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Behind the Sequins
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Next of Kin
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Vaxxers
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Raceless
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The German Crocodile
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Jane's Patisserie
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Exponential
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Dostoevsky in Love
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Men Who Hate Women
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Lessons From the Edge
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The Melting
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Sleeper
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Spider Woman
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Leonard Cohen
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Case Study
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Events on Tuesday 12th October

The King's Painter
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Cecil Beaton
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One: Pot, Pan, Planet
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Word Perfect
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Glossy
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A Thing of Beauty
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Diary of an MP's Wife
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Ramble Book
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The Story of China
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Who Cares Wins
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And Away...
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The Madness of Grief
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Unsettled Ground
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The Nightingale
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What is Your Problem?
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Auguries of a Minor God
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Toxic
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Events on Wednesday 13th October

May Morris
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The Dust Never Settles
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Chewing the Fat
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The Power of Geography
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Spirit of Place
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The Amur River
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Other People's Clothes
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A Slow Fire Burning
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Storyland: A New Mythology of Britain
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This One Sky Day
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The Walker
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The Wilderness Cookbook
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The Mermaid of Black Conch
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Faraway
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The Wedding Party
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Karolina, or the Torn Curtain
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The Kitchen Cabinet
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Events on Thursday 14th October

An Extra Pair of Hands
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Many Different Kinds of Love
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Love in Five Acts
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The Archers: Ambridge At War
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Grown Ups
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The Best Things
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The Giant Dark
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Blood Legacy
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Simply Raymond
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The Late Train to Gipsy Hill
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The Pink Line
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Appetite
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Maybe I Don't Belong Here
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To be a Gay Man
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The Haunting Season
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Should We Stay or Should We Go
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Summer Brother
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Pandora's Jar
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Events on Friday 15th October

NORA
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How Spies Think
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Goya
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The End of the World is a Cul de Sac
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Empireland
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Hungry
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Delicacy
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A Year on Our Farm
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Everything You Really Need to Know About Politics
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The Good Ally
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The Magician
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The First Ghosts
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Fault Lines
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The Whistleblower
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The Devil You Know
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How to Kill Your Family
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Everybody Died, So I Got a Dog
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Events on Saturday 16th October

The Island of Missing Trees
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Books do Furnish a Life
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In the Full Light of the Sun
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Sorrow and Bliss
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The Bach Cello Suites
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Ruck Me
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My Unapologetic Diaries
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Coming Up for Air
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Keep the Receipts
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The Tick of Two Clocks
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Make it Happen
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Will She Do?
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Giffords Circus Cookbook
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The Bass Rock
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How to Survive Family Holidays
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Release the Beast
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His Only Wife
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Family Events on Saturday 16th October

The Week at World's End
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Saving Mr Hoot
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The Queen on our Corner
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The Primrose Railway Children
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I Love My Bike
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Kites
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Genie and Teeny: Make a Wish
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A Good Girl's Guide to Murder
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I Know You Did It
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The Boy Who Got Accidentally Famous
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The Secret Animal Society
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Everything Under the Sun
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Cane Warriors
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When the Sky Falls
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Events on Sunday 17th October

The Reset
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Hamilton and Me: An Actor's Journal
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I Belong Here
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And Now For The Good News...
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Real Estate
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Did I Say That Out Loud?
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Wilderness Chef
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The Shape of Battle
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Come Again
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The Country of Others
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The Mirror and the Palette
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On the Cusp
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Jikoni
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The Lick of Love
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Bright Stars
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Acts of Desperation
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Luster
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The Opposite of Butterfly Hunting
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Family Events on Sunday 17th October

When Fishes Flew
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The Boy With Wings
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Tilda Tries Again
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Maybe...
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Harry Potter - A Magical Year
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Stuff
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Lightning Falls
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The Ghost of Gosswater
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The Midnight Guardians
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Once Upon a Tune
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The Soup Movement
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One Million Insects
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Silence is Not An Option
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If You Go Down to the Woods Today
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The Chime Seekers
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Sisters of the Lost Marsh
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Guinness World Records 2022
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