TV comedy star backs free literary festival
SADDLEWORTH is gearing up for a fascinating weekend of creative talent with the launch of the community's first-ever literary festival.
Respected TV actor, John Henshaw, is patron of the two-day festival at Uppermill's Civic Hall, on Saturday and Sunday.
The festival is the brainchild of self-published children's book author Graham Unsworth who writes under the name of Allan Graham.
He has been helped by enthusiastic Pam Byrne, chair of Saddleworth parish council, who obtained the hire of the hall free of charge and raised money for printing costs.
But in a mammoth task, Mr Unsworth (62)... read more
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