Ticket Details/Links via each event page

Thursday 19th October

Tales from the Graveyard – Top local authors read eerie and chilling stories inspired by the cemetery location.


Friday 20th October

Stories of Strong Women – Becky Walsh interviews other local writers about fictional heroines breaking new ground.

Flash Slam – Join us for the slam with a difference.

Anathema 9 – An evening of sea-borne live music, poetry and performance


Saturday 21st October

Tangent Book Fair – New and second-hand books for sale, readings and signings by Tangent Books authors and guests

40 Years of Thrill Power – EVENT CANCELLED

Making History – A workshop for those interested in historical writing – fiction and non-fiction.

Straight Outta Bristol – Exploration of the origins of the music that made Bristol a capital of counter-culture and urban cool.


Sunday 22nd October

A Night of Crime – Come and join Writers Unchained at the SouthBank Club for a night of murderously good crime stories from some of our best local writers.


Monday 23rd October

Once Upon a Time in the West – Come to at a screening of True Grit (by the Coen Brothers) and discuss film adaptions afterwards in a Q & A with local Western writers Stark Holborn, Charles Millsted in conversation with Jonathan L Howard.


Tuesday 24th October

Bristol Writers Group Go Into The Dark – Join Bristol Writers Group and friends in the dark and mysterious Redcliffe Caves for a night of stories with twisted themes.


Wednesday 25th October

Novel Nights – At this Novel Nights talk, Cornerstones editor, Dionne McCulloch, will explain what a literary consultancy does, how they can help writers, what the editor’s role is and give tips on submissions.


Thursday 26th October

Crime in the Caves – Join us underground at Redcliffe caves for some spine-tingling criminal tales from Sanjida Kay, Cavan Scott, CL Taylor, AA Abbott, Amy Fitzjohn

My Artichoke Heart – Join acclaimed poet Rebecca Tantony and poetry friends Malaika Kegode, Tom Sastry and Stef Mo for a feast of words and food.

Let Me Tell You A Story Jack – Storytelling evening in the heart of Stokes Croft


Friday 27th October

Blogging for Writers – In this interactive seminar, content coach, blogger and fiction author Amy Morse will take you through some actionable tips and inspiration to earn with your words.

Tangent Books Story – Join the legendary Bristol publisher Richard Jones and friends.


Saturday 28th October

The Great Book Busk – A chance to listen to and engage with your local writing community.

Social Media for Writers – Join social media consultant and fiction writer Tom Mason and discover tips and tricks to raise your profile on sites like Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.

Talking Tales – A warm, friendly story-telling night, showcasing the talent of Bristol and beyond.

BristolCon – A one-day science fiction and fantasy convention organized by the BristolCon Foundation

How to be your own publisher – Publish your own books and be commercially successful – learn more from local members of the Alliance of Independent Authors

It Must Have Been Dark by Then – A book and audio experience that uses a mixture of evocative music, narration and field recording to bring you stories of changing environments.


Sunday 29th October

Writing Climate Change – A creative event with local writers who are exploring climate change.