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Crossing the Tees Book Festival Returns

The annual Crossing The Tees Book Festival is continuing with a packed programme of events in Middlesbrough and the wider Tees Valley.

The event got underway at the weekend and the full programme can be viewed at www.crossingthetees.org.

In Middlesbrough events include:

History Wardrobe presents Women in Gold on Thursday, June 13, 7pm-9pm at Central Library. Tickets £8.

Join Mari Hannah for a free reading group discussion about Michael Connelly's ‘Black Echo' on Friday, June 14, 10am-11am at Acklam Library. Free copies of the book available from Acklam, Central and Marton libraries.

Black Light Engine Room press launch a new chapbook ‘Co-Incidental' on Friday, June 14, 7pm-9pm at Central Library featuring poetry star Jessamine O'Connor.

Poet-in-residence Lisette Auton hosts a poetry workshop suitable for all on Saturday, June 15, 2pm-4pm at Acklam Library. Tickets £5.

Henry Jeffreys explores 800 years of British history through the medium of drink including the Gin Craze on Saturday, June 15, 7pm-8.30pm at Central Library. Tickets are £8 and include a free glass of port!

Author Bill Jones discusses his WWII novel ‘Black Camp 21' on Monday, June 17, 2pm-3.30pm at Acklam Library. Tickets £5.

There's a writing for wellbeing workshop on Tuesday, June 18 at Acklam Library 6pm-8pm. Entry £5. You don't need to be a writer and you don't need to share your writing - come and have a go!

And things finish off with the legendary Electric Kool Aid Cabaret on Saturday, June 22 7pm-9.30pm at Central Library. Enjoy poetry and original music in the beautiful surroundings of the Reference library - entry £5.

For more information visit www.crossingthetees.org.