Canal View Cafe Conversations with writer Sarah Schofield and artist Heather Peak

27 Oct 2021 - 6.30PM

Wed 27th October

6.30-7.30pm (Live Instagram Reading @ 7pm)

Venue: Canal View Cafe (lower ground floor), 2-4 Hermitage St, Rishton, Blackburn, Lancs. BB1 4NL


Lancashire-based writer Sarah Schofield will discuss her debut short story collection, Safely Gathered In, which tackles themes of motherhood, grief, consumerism, isolation, memory, humans and the natural world, and the space between reality and longing. Sarah will also share moments from her writers' residency onboard The RV Furor Scribendi, in conversation with artist Heather Peak, of Studio Morison, about their times on the water.


FREE event.

A live reading will take place at 7pm.

If you want to own a copy of the book, it will be on sale on the night (for £9.99) and Sarah is happy to sign copies.


(This event is preceded by an intimate writing workshop on board the Furor Scribendi, 5-6pm - details here).