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Claire McFall & Martin Stewart: Take Me to the River

Age 12+

Saturday 26 August 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Join two writers exploring myth and folklore around death and loss. Claire McFall's Trespassers continues the story of Tristan and Dylan; one is meant to be dead and the other is meant to ferry those journeying to the afterlife. In Riverkeep by Martin...