Bishopston Library

  • Flash Fiction

    Tuesday 3rd December 7.15pm

    We present some of the best Flash Fiction, read by a number of authors: self-contained stories that take only a few minutes.

    An evening of readings introduced by Jude Higgins, founder of the international Bath Flash Fiction Awards and the short-short fiction press. There will be readings from Jude and four other local, widely published writers of the form: Judy Darley, KM Elkes, Alison Woodhouse, John Wheway.

    Flash Fiction is self-contained stories that take only a few minutes. There will be a wide variety of styles and subject matter, all within a 500 word or less format.

    It will be fun, pacy, get you thinking and maybe wanting to write something yourself.

    Doors open 7.15, event starts 7.30.

    There will be a cash bar for soft drinks and hot drinks.

    Profits go to Friends Of Bishopston Library to provide facilities and events at the library.

    Tickets online or from the library


  • Community Games Evenings

    Tuesday 19th November @ 7pm
    Thursday 5th December @ 7pm
    Wednesday 18th December @ 7pm

    We’re hosting friendly sociable evenings, welcoming to all adult members of our community.

    Board games, card games, 2-player to many-player games. Traditional to modern games. We’ll provide a selection of games (and Lego) and we hope that people will bring their favourite games to share.

    There’s a charge of £2 which will go towards buying more games. Self-service low cost hot drinks. No need to book, just turn up. Last entry 8.30pm.

    More dates planned for 2020 – watch this space.


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About Friends Of Bishopston Library

FOBL is a voluntary group of local residents aiming to support Bishopston Library, helping to sustain and improve its service and connecting it with the local community. This includes organising events and activities at the library, raising funds for additional equipment at the library, building the community of library users and promoting all aspects of the library.
We have an elected committee, a constitution and a bank account. Read more about how we work, our past events and how to get involved.
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