Diary

Radio 4 Book Club on March 4, 2018

Patrick will be appearing before an invited audience of questioners on Radio 4’s Book Club to discuss A Place Called Winter with them and Jim Naughtie. You can catch the show twice on BBC Radio 4 on March 4 and 8 at 4pm and then on BBC iPlayer.

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Crediton Community Bookshop event on April 5, 2018

To celebrate Tinder Press’s handsome reissue of his backlist titles, Patrick will be in conversation about his thirty year career to date and answering questions from readers. More details to follow…

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Causley Readings on April 13, 2018

Patrick will be one of several writer-enthusiasts reading their favourite Causley poems at the Royal Cornwall Museum, River Street, Truro at 6.30pm. Full details available in time from the museum.

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Fowey Festival on May 14, 2018

Patrick returns to one of his favourite festivals, in lovely Fowey, for a lively book club style session on his breakthrough Cornish novel from 2000, Rough Music. Read the book with your friends, or indeed your book club, then come along and join in th …

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Winchester Writers’ Festival on June 16, 2018

To celebrate thirty years as a writer and Tinder Press’ handsome reissue of his backlist, Patrick will be in conversation with festival founder and director, Judith Heneghan by way of this year’s keynote address. John Stripe Theatre, Sparkford Road, Wi …

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Word on Tour in Nether Stowey – with Julia Copus on July 25, 2018

As patron of Literature Works, its parent charity, Patrick is thrilled to be spending a happy evening reading from his backlist alongside the hugely gifted poet, Julia Copus in the library at Nether Stowey.  7-9pm. Tickets will be available from Eventb …

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Edinburgh International Book Festival on August 21, 2018

Patrick will be doing a launch event here to mark the publication day of Take Nothing With You. Details to follow. You will be able to book tickets by visiting the festival website here.

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Appledore Book Festival on September 22, 2018

Patrick will be talking at this lovely, lively festival around 4 pm. Details to be follow. You can find the festival’s website here.

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Sevenoaks Literary Festival on September 27, 2018

Patrick will be returning to the delightful Sevenoaks Literary Festival to talk about Take Nothing With You. 7.30. Tickets and full details will be available from the festival’s website.

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North Cornwall Book Festival on October 6, 2018

Patrick will be in conversation with Nina Stibbe about Take Nothing With You and her most recent novel, Paradise Lodge. Both novels relive 1970s adolescences and are set in more or less terrible old people’s homes… Full details to follow. 5.30 pm. Yo …

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Hay Festival Winter Weekend on November 22, 2018

Patrick will be talking about Take Nothing With You at this atmospheric gathering. Details, including date, to be confirmed but but the Winter Weekend runs from 22-25 November. You can book tickets and read full details on the festival’s website here.

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