01484 951108 office@huddlitfest.org.uk

01484 951108 office@huddlitfest.org.uk

01484 951108 office@huddlitfest.org.uk

We Don’t Die of Love & Things Can Only Get Better

£0.00£5.00

Date: Thursday 26 March 2020 at 6pm

Location: Heritage Quay, University of Huddersfield, Queensgate HD1 3DH

Two West Yorkshire-based writers talk about their uplifting new tales, full of warmth and humour.

Steeped in 1990s nostalgia, David Barnett’s 10th novel Things Can Only Get Better features Arthur Calderbank, a widower who lives in a disused chapel in a graveyard and visits his wife every day for a chat. When someone else leaves flowers on her grave, he receives unlikely help from a group of disaffected teens.

Stephen May’s sixth novel, We Don’t Die of Love, explores marital breakdown and family relationships. Luke Greenwood is struggling to come to terms with his changed domestic situation after his wife of 32 years leaves him for a younger man. Meanwhile, some shady businessmen have set their sights on his café.

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Event Details

Date: March 26, 2020

Start time: 06:00 p.m.

End time: 07:00 p.m.

Venue: Heritage Quay, University of Huddersfield, Queensgate HD1 3DH

Directions: The venue is on the campus of Huddersfield University. From the main entrance, turn left and head for the right-hand entrance of Student Central (by the cash machines). Heritage Quay is half way down the stairs (there is also lift access).

Phone: 01484951108

Email: info@huddlitfest.org.uk

Description

What happens when the object of our affections is no longer able to return them? Two West Yorkshire-based writers address this question in uplifting new tales full of warmth and humour.

Steeped in 1990s nostalgia, David Barnett’s 10th novel Things Can Only Get Better features Arthur Calderbank, a widower who lives in a disused chapel in a graveyard and visits his wife every day for a chat. When someone else leaves flowers on her grave, he receives unlikely help from a group of disaffected teens and learns that there’s more to life than being surrounded by death.

Stephen May’s sixth novel, We Don’t Die of Love, explores marital breakdown and family relationships. Luke Greenwood is struggling to come to terms with his changed domestic situation after his wife of 32 years leaves him for a younger man. Meanwhile, some shady businessmen have set their sights on his café, putting his family at risk.

For venue Access Guide, click here AccessAble

Additional information

Date

26 March 2020

Time

6pm-7pm

Venue

Heritage Quay, University of Huddersfield, Queensgate HD1 3DH

Cost

£0, £3, £5

Ticket Type

University of Huddersfield staff or student (please bring relevant ID), Concession, Full Price

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