Lincoln Book Festival 2019 Launch Party with Melvin Burgess
Award-winning young adult fiction author Melvin Burgess will open proceedings at this year’s Lincoln Book Festival as special guest speaker at the free-to-attend festival launch party.
Victorian Obsessions & Distractions
An evening of Victorian obsessions, passions and distractions, from the darker side of 19th Century Britain through theories about the true identity of Jack the Ripper, to the lighter side in the boom in entertainment, arts and culture. Dress to impress (or depress) if you wish in your favourite Victorian inspired fashions!
If Words Could Kill
There’s murder most foul in this two-part author event with Claire Harman on a true crime murder that shocked Victorian London, and the thrilling new novel by Ambrose Parry (aka Chris Brookmyre and Dr Marisa Haetzman) about the hunt for a killer in 1847 Edinburgh.
Tea and Treats with Brontë and Tennyson
Greats of Victorian literature fall into focus in this two-part afternoon event which explores the career of Alfred Tennyson and his relationship to Victoria and also reveals new research on the mysterious publisher who championed the brilliance of Charlotte Brontë.
Madly, Badly & Critically Romantic
Victorian society embraced art, literature and science. In this two-part author event audiences can learn more about the mercurial mathematician Ada Lovelace, daughter of ‘mad, bad’ Lord Byron, and the influential art critic John Ruskin, contemporary of great artists of the age like JMW Turner.
Of Houses and Ghosts
Explore grand houses and ghostly goings-on in this two-part author event set around two new works of historical fiction – each with an enigmatic house at their story’s heart.
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