Wirksworth stages Book Weekend

Crime writer Roz Watkins will be at the Wirksworth Book Festival

The third Wirksworth Book Weekend is being held at various locations in the town from April 5-8.

For more details go to gowirksworth.com or wirksworthfestival.co.uk

The event includes among many others readings about Ursula, the second Mrs Vaughan Williams; The Real Wordsmiths, a talk about the Lakeland Poets; The Wordsmiths of Gorsemere –  a spoof comedy; Rob Stamper talking about his book Ramblings from a Derbyshire Folk Pub; Derbyshire Noir, Sarah Ward and Ros Watkins (pictured) on crime fiction; Elvis McGonagall, poet and singer; Tony Jones and St John Theatre Company on writing for radio, and the Wirksworth Big Book Day, all day on Sunday in the Memorial Hall.