Date/Time Event
10/01/2018 - 21/02/2018
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Creative Writing Workshop

The Hawth, Hawth Avenue, Crawley

Wednesdays January 10-February 21, 2pm-4pm

Tickets £6 per session

This six-week course, which marks The Hawth’s 30th anniversary, provides plenty of writing practice and teaches a wide range of techniques. It aims for participants to produce a collection of stories for the theatre’s 30th anniversary celebrations, drawing inspiration from the place, its people and its history.

Phone 01293 553636 or visit

7:30 pm
The Last Wilderness: Book Launch and Q&A with author Neil Ansell

Waterstones, 71-74 North Street, Brighton

Thursday February 8, 7.30pm

Free, registration required

Award-winning BBC television journalist Neil Ansell has travelled in almost 50 countries and has written for The Guardian, the New Statesman and the Big Issue. His latest book, The Last Wilderness: A Journey into Silence, which is published today, is a nature memoir about the changing landscape of the Scottish Highlands juxtaposed with Neil’s struggle to come to terms with his hearing loss. Neil will be interviewed by author and journalist Alexandra Heminsley and answer questions from the audience. To register your name on the guest list, email

Phone 01273 206017 or visit

7:45 pm
An Evening with Peter James

Theatre Royal, New Road, Brighton

Thursday February 8, 7.45pm

Tickets £22.90

Brighton’s most famous crime writer Peter James, who has sold more than 30million books in 37 languages, talks about his career and his books, giving an insight into the mind of the creator of the detective Roy Grace. Picture: Maxim Aryukov.

Phone 0844 871 7650 or visit