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School Doodles and Magazine Stories to Get Carter.

Thu 5 Oct 10am-12pm
Talk: FREE / Trail or Film £5 on the door
Old School Canteen, Joseph Wright Hall, Queen Street, Barton upon Humber DN18 5QP 

Listen to the sound of Ted Lewis playing in 1958 Unity Jazz Band. Listen to a member of the Ted Lewis Group as they show the importance of Ted Lewis through novel readings, personal anecdotes and his young life and influences growing up in Barton. Trail or film to follow.

Ted Lewis, After Get Carter

Thu 5 Oct 4.30pm-7.30pm
FREE No ticket required
Broderick Gallery, Hull College of Art and Design, Wilberforce Avenue, HU1 3DG 

How Lewis came to write Get Carter and then drew on his Hull and Humber Estuary experiences to write an even darker novel, Plender. Screening of Eric Barbier’s 2006 film thriller, The Serpent on which that novel was based

Ted Lewis’ Life as an Art Student in 1950s Hull. Romance, Drink and Jazz

Fri 6 Oct 12pm-2pm
£3 on the door
The Brew House, Nelson Street, Hull HU1 1XE 

With others who were involved, trace Lewis’ romance at the location he wrote about and learn how his exploits influenced British crime writing forever.

Ted Lewis’ Jazz Days at the Lairgate

Fri 6 Oct 7pm-11pm
FREE No ticket required
The Lairgate, Beverley, HU17 8EP 

With a private table and reasonably priced dinner, listen to Ted Lewis’s 1950s music, his jazz days recounted by Ron Burnett, trombonist, and Tony Dugdale, clarinet, with Unity Jazz Band and others. Live music from the fantastic Climax Jazz Band featuring Dugdale and Burnett.

Tables can be booked through the Lairgate hotel in Beverley on 0844 387 6273. There are a number of other free seats that are unticketed and free.


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