Feva events at Knaresborough library

This story was published 27 July 2018

Knaresborough library will host four events between 14 and 16 August as part of the town’s Festival of Entertainment and Visual Arts (Feva).

Steven Turner-Bone

The Feva Children’s Storytrail for children aged five to eight is on Tuesday, 14 August. It starts at the library and follows a trail to the castle. Discover the secret hidden under the castle in this tale of medieval kidnapping, danger and courage.

Steven Turner-Bone will be at the library the Tuesday evening (14 August) talking about his trilogy of novels based on the hunt for a murderer during the English Civil War and the gruesome fascination of 17 century medicine.

On Wednesday, 15 August, Harrogate Lunar Society will be at the library bringing science to life with demonstrations that show it can be beautiful, elegant and melodic. The Society’s aim is to enlighten, entertain and share their enthusiasm for the wonderful world of scientific phenomenon.

Local author Peter Lacey will talk about the life of St Robert of Knaresborough on Thursday, 16 August. The talk is part of a year of celebrations for the 800th anniversary of the saint and follows the installation of a new town window at the library on 11 August. The Knaresborough Mummers will perform their riotous new play, Eugene Aram and the Hermit, at the start of the evening.

The Storytrail starts at 2pm. Tickets cost £2 per child (children must be accompanied; parents and younger siblings go free). Booking is essential. Call at the library or phone 01609 533610.

All other events start at 7pm. The Lunar Society event is free and there is no need to book, but donations to the charity Practical Action would be welcomed. Tickets for Steven and Peter’s talks cost £5. Signed copies of their books can be bought at the event.

Tickets are available from the Tourist Information Centre in the library or from the Feva website. For more information, contact the library on 01609 533610 or at knaresborough.library@northyorks.gov.uk.