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Cheltenham Literature Festival 2018

Tuesday October 9th at 2:30
SECRETS AND LIES
Jane Bailey (‘Lark Song’)and Amanda Reynolds (‘Lying to You’) will be discussing their new novels with Caroline Sanderson.

Stroud Book Festival 2018

Saturday 10th November at 8pm
FAMILIES IN FICTION
Jane Bailey and Patrick Gale will be discussing their new novels with Rachel Joyce.

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Festival Appearances 2017 https://www.jane-bailey.co.uk/festival-appearances-2017/ Tue, 03 Oct 2017 12:16:17 +0000 http://www.jane-bailey.co.uk/?p=1073 October 2017

Cheltenham Literature Festival, ‘Hidden Truths’, 10:30 – 11:30am Thursday 12th October
November 2017

Stroud Book Festival, ‘Where Do Stories Come From’ 3:15pm-4:15pm Saturday 4th November
Stroud Book Festival, ‘Creative Writing Workshop’ with Katie Fforde, 11am- 2pm, Sunday 5th November

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October 2017

Cheltenham Literature Festival, ‘Hidden Truths’, 10:30 – 11:30am Thursday 12th October

November 2017

Stroud Book Festival, ‘Where Do Stories Come From’ 3:15pm-4:15pm Saturday 4th November
Stroud Book Festival, ‘Creative Writing Workshop’ with Katie Fforde, 11am- 2pm, Sunday 5th November

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Stroud Book Festival 2016 https://www.jane-bailey.co.uk/stroud-book-festival-2016/ Tue, 04 Oct 2016 09:26:58 +0000 http://www.jane-bailey.co.uk/?p=774 November 18th – 20:30pm Jane will be interviewing IAN MCEWAN about ‘The Children Act’ as part of the Bigg Read Book Group – Stroud Subscription Rooms

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November 18th – 20:30pm
Jane will be interviewing IAN MCEWAN about ‘The Children Act’ as part of the Bigg Read Book Group – Stroud Subscription Rooms

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Cheltenham Literature Festival 2016 https://www.jane-bailey.co.uk/cheltenham-literature-festival-2016/ Sat, 01 Oct 2016 09:28:43 +0000 http://www.jane-bailey.co.uk/?p=776 October 7th – 1:30pm Jane will be introducing her First Story students from All Saints Academy, where she has been writer-in-residence this year. October 7th 3:30 and 5:00pm Jane will be chairing this year’s BIG READ on ‘The Colour Purple’ – The Town Hall Drawing Room October 8th – 11am Jane will be chairing THE […]

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October 7th – 1:30pm
Jane will be introducing her First Story students from All Saints Academy, where she has been writer-in-residence this year.

October 7th 3:30 and 5:00pm
Jane will be chairing this year’s BIG READ on ‘The Colour Purple’ – The Town Hall Drawing Room

October 8th – 11am
Jane will be chairing THE BIG READ on ‘The Colour Purple’ – Cheltenham Library

October 9th
Jane will be chairing THE BIG READ on ‘The Colour Purple’ at 12:15 – The Town Hall Drawing Room

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Times Cheltenham Literature Festival 2015 https://www.jane-bailey.co.uk/times-cheltenham-literature-festival-2015/ Thu, 01 Oct 2015 13:46:58 +0000 http://ormond.footholds.net/~twicehos/jane-bailey.co.uk/?p=745 Jane will be chairing these events: ALEXANDER McCALL-SMITH Sunday 11th October 2015 THE BIG READ (To Kill a Mockingbird) Friday 2nd October 7:30 – 8:15pm THE BIG READ (To Kill a Mockingbird) Sunday 11th October 12:30 – 1:30pm

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Jane will be chairing these events:

ALEXANDER McCALL-SMITH Sunday 11th October 2015

THE BIG READ (To Kill a Mockingbird) Friday 2nd October 7:30 – 8:15pm

THE BIG READ (To Kill a Mockingbird) Sunday 11th October 12:30 – 1:30pm

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Times Cheltenham Literature Festival 2014 https://www.jane-bailey.co.uk/times-cheltenham-literature-festival-2014/ Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:44:25 +0000 http://ormond.footholds.net/~twicehos/jane-bailey.co.uk/?p=668 Jane will be chairing the following events: Fri 3rd October – 12:30-1:30 – The Big Read (Cider with Rosie), The Drawing Room, Town Hall Mon 6th October – 12:00-1:00 – The Big Read (Cider with Rosie), The Drawing Room, Town Hall Mon 6th October – 4:00-5:00 – ROBERT CRAWFORD and DAVID HARSENT, The Drawing Room, […]

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Jane will be chairing the following events:
Fri 3rd October – 12:30-1:30 – The Big Read (Cider with Rosie), The Drawing Room, Town Hall
Mon 6th October – 12:00-1:00 – The Big Read (Cider with Rosie), The Drawing Room, Town Hall
Mon 6th October – 4:00-5:00 – ROBERT CRAWFORD and DAVID HARSENT, The Drawing Room, Town Hall
Tues 7th October – 4:00-5:00 – RUTH PADEL, The Drawing Room, Town Hall
Wed 8th October – 2:00 – The Big Read (Cider with Rosie), The Drawing Room, Town Hall
Thur 9th October – 12:30-1:30 – SIMON ARMITAGE, The Salon, Montpellier Gardens
Thur 9th October – 4:00-5:00 – LORNA GOODISON and KAREN McCARTHY WOOLF, The Drawing Room, Town Hall
Thur 9th October – to be arranged – The Festival Book Group
Fri 10th October – 4:00-5:00 – The Big Read (Cider with Rosie), The Drawing Room, Town Hall

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Archive https://www.jane-bailey.co.uk/archive-post/ Thu, 28 Jan 2010 10:20:59 +0000 http://ormond.footholds.net/~twicehos/jane-bailey.co.uk/?p=695 October 2010 Jane will be reading from her own work at the Cheltenham Literature Festival in the Highland Whisky Tent at 3:15 and 6:15. These readings are FREE events, with complementary whiskey, so please come and support her! July 2010 Jane will be doing a book signing at the Moreton-in-the-Marsh Cotswold bookstore on Saturday 10 […]

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October 2010

Jane will be reading from her own work at the Cheltenham Literature Festival in the Highland Whisky Tent at 3:15 and 6:15.

These readings are FREE events, with complementary whiskey, so please come and support her!

July 2010

Jane will be doing a book signing at the Moreton-in-the-Marsh Cotswold bookstore on Saturday 10 July. View the Jane Bailey window display at the Cotswold Book Store.

June 2010

Jane has been named in the Top 10 Best Books about or set in the Cotswolds. Buy the Tommy Glover’s Sketch of Heaven directly from Amazon.

Aug/Sept 2009

Jane will be co-ordinating The Big Read for Cheltenham Literature Festival in venues around Gloucestershire.

THE BIG READ – CHELTENHAM LITERATURE FESTIVAL 2010

Jane will be facilitating The Big Read (Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy) for the Cheltenham Literature Festival on:

Tuesday 14th September – 7pm – Chipping Campden Library
Tuesday 21st September – 7pm – Gloucester Library
Wednesday 28th September – 6:30 – Cheltenham Library
Tuesday 5 October- 7pm – Tetbury Yellow-Lighted Bookshop

ALL WELCOME

Also at the Book Groups in the Festival itself at:

Mon 11th October – 3-4pm – Town Hall (free, but need ticket)
Tues 12th October – 3-4pm – Town Hall (free but need ticket)
Wed 13th October – 3-4pm – Town Hall (members only)

FREE EVENT!

She will also be chairing THE POETRY CAFE (free event) at 5:30 every weekday of the Festival.

THE BIG READ, CHELTENHAM LITERATURE FESTIVAL 2012

Jane will be chairing THE BIG READ (Ian Fleming’s ‘Dr No’) for THE CHELTENHAM LITERATURE FESTIVAL on:

Tues 18th September – 7pm Chipping Campden Library

Thurs 20th September – 7pm Cheltenham Library

Date to be confirmed – The Brewery Arts Centre, Cheltenham

Date to be confirmed – Bournside School

Also at The Big Read Book Groups (‘Dr No’) at the Literature Festival itself on:

Monday 8th October – 2-3pm, Imperial Gardens

Tuesday 9th October – 2-3pm, imperial Gardens

Thursday 11th October – 4-5pm, imperial Gardens

Friday 12th October -2-3pm, Imperial Gardens

FREE EVENT!

Jane will also be chairing THE POETRY CAFE every weekday at THe CHELTENHAM LITERATURE FESTIVAL:

Monday 8th October – 5:30 – 6:15, Ruth Padel and Anna Saunders

Tuesday 9th October -5:30 – 6:15, Yu Jian and Pascale Petit

Wednesday 10th October – 5:30 – 6:15, Jackie Kay and Alison Brackenbury

Thursday 11th October – 5:15 – 6:00, Julia Copus and Christopher reid

Friday 12th October – 5:15 – 6:00, Sean O’Brien and Don Paterson

These are FREE events, so please come and support the poets!

JULY 2nd – 7th 2012

THE ARVON FOUNDATION (The Hurst, Shropshire)

Jane is co-tutoring a creative writing course with Joe treasure

June 21st

Duntisbourne Abbotts WI, talk at 7:30

March 27th

Ashcroft Ladies Circle, Cirencester – talk at 7:30

March 14th

Bishops Cleeve British Legion – talk at 7:30

February 10th

St. Luke’s, Cheltenham WI – talk 7:30

January 11th

Benhall, Cheltenham WI – talk at 7:30

November – April 2012

Jane chairs THE VINTAGE BIG READ BOOK GROUP which meets the first Tuesday of every month at The Montpellier Chapter Hotel. FREE, but need to book through Cheltenham Festivals.

Tues 1st November 2011

THE PATE’S LECTURE: Jane returns to her old school, Pate’s Grammar School, to give the annual lecture.

THE TIMES CHELTENHAM LITERATURE FESTIVAL October 2011

Sat 9th October – PAST MASTERS, 8pm The Playhouse – Jane Bailey, Andrew Taylor and Fiona Mountain discuss setting novels in the past.

Mon 10th – Friday 14th October: Jane chairs THE BIG READ BOOK GROUP (Joseph Heller’s Catch 22) every weekday at THE CHELTENHAM LITERATURE FESTIVAL 2-3pm

Monday 10th – Friday 14th October, 5:30 – 6:15, Jane hosts the POETRY CAFE for The Cheltenham Literature Festival. (Poets are: Victor Nunez, Sara-Jane Arbury, Marcus Moore, Fiona Sampson, Chris Wallace-Crabbe, Esther Morgan and Lawrence Sail) This is a FREE event: just come along!

THE BIG READ, CHELTENHAM LITERATURE FESTIVAL 2011

Prior to The Literature Festival, Jane will be chairing BIG READ book groups around Gloucestershire:

Tues 6th September – Chipping Campden Library, 7pm

Wed 21st September – Denmark road School, 2:30pm

Wed 21st September – Stroud Library, 7pm

Wed 28th September – Bournside School, 3:30pm

Thursday 29th September – Cheltenham Library 7pm

September 1st

Blockley WI – talk at 7:30pm

18th – 23rd JULY

THE ARVON FOUNDATION (Moniack Mhor, Inverness)

Jane co-tutors a creative writing course with Beatrice Colin.

23rd June

Newent WI – talk at 7:30pm

14th June

Southfield WI – talk at 7:30pm

4th June

Tetbury Yellow-Lighted Book Festival 1pm

1st June

The Cranham Players kindly and delightfully perform Tommy Glover’s Sketch of Heaven, Jane’s adapted novel for radio, with the expert assistance of screenwriter, Maurice Gran. Cranham Village Hall, 7:30pm.

THE TIMES CHELTENHAM LITERATURE FESTVAL 2012

Jane will be hosting THE POETRY CAFE every weekday at the festival:

Monday 8th October – 5:30 – 6:15, Ruth Padel and Anna Saunders

Tuesday 9th October – 5:30 – 6:15, Yu Jian and Pascale Petit

Wednesday 10th October – 5:30 – 6:15, Jackie Kay and Alison Brackenbury

Thursday 11th October -5:15 – 6:00, Julia Copus and Christopher Reid

Friday 12th October – 5:15 – 6:00, Sean O’Brien and Don Paterson

These are FREE events, so come and support the poets!

Setup your own book group!

See Jane’s step-by-step guide on how to setup your own book group.

July 2006

Public Book Signing, Ottakar’s Cheltenham 2pm

March 2007

11.30am Guildhall, Bath Literature Festival

Oct 2009

Jane will be appearing at the Cheltenham Literature Festival. More details soon.

July 2006

Public Reading & Book Signing, Waterstone’s Bath.

1999-2004

Tutor on seven creative writing workshops at Cheltenham Festival of Literature (1999 – 2004) including one combined 5-day course with Lesley Glaister.

May 2006

Jane’s new novel, Mad Joy, is published.

2004

Tommy Glover’s Sketch of Heaven to be published in the UK in 2005 by Robinson, an imprint of Constable & Robinson.

Tommy Glover’s Sketch of Heaven will be published in hardback in the USA by Carroll and Graf.

October 2004

Cheltenham Festival of Literature: Jane tutors a two-day writing course, introduces and chairs various events and sets the 2004 Festival Challenge. Jane is a member of the Literature Festival Committee.

November 2004

Cheltenham Festival of Literature: Jane tutors a two-day writing course, introduces and chairs various events and sets the 2004 Festival Challenge. Jane is a member of the Literature Festival Committee.

1996

Promising, Jane’s debut novel, is Shortlisted for the Dillon’s First Fiction Prize

1995

Two book contract with Headline Publishing

2001

Writer in Residence for Gloucestershire Primary Schools (Gloucestershire ‘Time to Write’ project, sponsored by the Arts Council).

1997

An Angel in Waiting is published

1996-1999

Tutor on Arvon Foundation creative writing courses

1999

Award from The Royal Literary Fund

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