Philip Whiteley's Blog

October 3, 2018

Autumn tour blog

Filed under: Uncategorized — felipewh @ 1:01 pm

OK, it’s not quite a tour, two dates, maybe three; not enough for a t-shirt. But my involvement with the Margate Bookie last weekend, and appearance at a panel at Saturday’s Unbound mini-festival at Nottingham Waterstones, is a good start to the autumn. And I’m hoping to confirm a date in mid-November in Leeds, once the venue is confirmed.

Last weekend I took part in the Margate Bookie, including the amazing shrines walk I blogged about in August. The walk around the literary shrines – dedicated to work of four selected authors, including myself – took place on Saturday morning. I appeared in themed costume – WW1 officer’s cap and Leeds United shirt, fitting the war memorial and football fan themes of Marching on Together. The curator, Elspeth Penfold, has penned this blog with images.

This coming Saturday, 6 October, I’ll be at Waterstones Nottingham, taking part in a one-day litfest with fellow Unbound authors. I’ll be on a comedy panel – that is, a panel of authors talking about the craft of comedy, not necessarily a panel that will be caught up in some farcical misunderstanding. Though you never know …

Details on this link.

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