Meet the Author: Jenn Ashworth

Date published: 26 September 2013

Award winning Lancastrian author Jenn Ashworth will be talking about her latest book, The Friday Gospels, at a special Meet the Author event in the Number Ten Gallery on Baillie Street at 5.30pm on Thursday 3 October.

The event is free but tickets must be booked in advance and can be reserved by calling the gallery on 01706 354076.

This is one of a number of events being held during the run up to the Rochdale Literature & Ideas Festival which takes place from Wednesday 25 to Friday 27 October.

The festival will feature workshops, music, readings, children’s shows, debates, talks and more from guests including: 

  • Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy
  • Television personality Gyles Brandreth
  • Dragons’ Den winner Mark Champkins
  • Poet Simon Armitage
  • MOBO award-winning rapper Akala
  • Former Coronation Street actor Kevin Kennedy
  • Author and playwright Trevor Hoyle
  • Poet James Nash
  • Former rugby league international and author of ‘Tries and Prejudice’, Ikram Butt
  • Children’s storyteller Susanna Oldfield

The festival is organised by Rochdale Borough Council, funded by the Maskew Bequest and the Arts Council’s Grants for the Arts Award.


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