On Sunday 1st May, the Inklings writing group I’m part of are reading and selling books and pamphlets at the Victoria Baths Book and Record Fair. From 11am-4pm with readings from 12.30pm – it should be a good day out in this wonderfully restored historic building. Run by the organisers of the regular Stockport fair, its always got a great selection of books and records and well worth a visit.
30 stalls of collectable and interesting books and records,
and a programme of music, literature and art.
From 11am – 12:30pm and 2:30 – 4pm: The Bim Williams Trio (guitar trio bebop, hard bop and some bossa nova). https://soundcloud.com/bim-williams-trio
Poetry and stories at 12:30 – 12:50 and 1:50 – 2:10, read by the Inklings Writers Group :
David Gaffney http://www.davidgaffney.org/
Adrian Slatcher http://adrianslatcher.com/
and Elizabeth Baines http://www.elizabethbaines.com/
Graphic Art of the Underground (slideshow and book talk) by Ian Lowey at 1pm – 1:40. http://www.ianlowey.co.uk/books/
Art exhibition of works by Helena Gaudekova http://www.helena-gaudekova-art.com/
Some of Helena’s paintings illustrate Broken Sky – a book of poems and stories by Lee Stannard, published on May 1st and for sale at the fair: http://john8662.wix.com/lee-stannard-poems
Selections of art work by James Foord, who taught art at Manchester University, and Ted Francis.
£3 admission (under 16s free) which goes towards the upkeep of the building as the fair is part of a Victoria Baths Open Day. Guided tours of the building are at 12 – 1pm, 1 – 2pm, 2 – 3pm, 2:30 – 3:30 pm. For more information about the Book & Record Fair contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about Victoria Baths http://www.victoriabaths.org.uk/