Tim Ralphs, Beneath an Endless Sky

Thursday 27th, October, 6:30-7:30 pm, Lindley Library Storyteller Tim Ralphs joins the dots between ancient constellations and modern space exploration, between the fears that gripped Victorian scientists and our wildest visions of the future. If you’ve ever gazed at the stars and been filled with wonder then this is the evening of storytelling for you. £1 entry – No pre-booking required Advertisements Continue reading Tim Ralphs, Beneath an Endless Sky

Ken MacLeod: How to be a Science Fiction Writer

A joint event with the Huddersfield Literature Festival Thursday 27th October, Heritage Quay – The University of Huddersfield, 2:15PM Interested in writing Science Fiction? Or just interested in reading it? Either way, award-winning science-fiction author Ken MacLeod’s talk will entertain and inspire you. Described as ‘one of the British sci-fi authors you absolutely have to read’, Ken is the author of novels, short stories and poetry, … Continue reading Ken MacLeod: How to be a Science Fiction Writer

Ken MacLeod: The Science in Science Fiction – Does it Matter?

A joint event with the Huddersfield Literature Festival Thursday 27th October, Town Hall Reception Room, 7.30pm £4 full price £2 concessions Join Arthur C. Clarke-nominated science-fiction novelist Ken MacLeod as he explores the vexed question of the science in Science Fiction. From biotechnology to robots, space travel to virtual reality, how far do the probable and the possible in science matter in Science Fiction? Described as … Continue reading Ken MacLeod: The Science in Science Fiction – Does it Matter?

Tim Ralphs: Visitors From Other Worlds

Thursday 27th October, 11:30-1:00pm and 2.00-4.00pm, Tolson Museum. Co-organised by Tolson Museum and Kirklees Libraries. Storyteller Tim Ralphs introduces you to the newest arrivals on this planet. These timid, shy visitors have had many adventures getting here, and have some wondrous and witty perspectives of human life. £1 entry, no pre-booking required. Continue reading Tim Ralphs: Visitors From Other Worlds