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Deception Island

Hexham Book Festival




Showing at

Hexham Abbey

Hexham Abbey: The Nave
Friday 10 - Sunday 19 June: various times (see below/booking page)
Tickets: £5  

Step inside a replica 1950’s Antarctic hut and be transported to Deception Island, a tiny caldera in the Antarctic Ocean - an immersive poetry, sound and film expedition like nothing you have been on before.

Presented by Story Machine in collaboration with Elizabeth Lewis Williams, supported by Hexham Abbey and Northumberland County Council.

Age guidance: 11+
Running time: 40mins

This performance contains flashing images.

Sound is delivered in stereo headphones - a subtitled version of the film can be played for those with significant hearing loss. To make us aware, please book directly at Box Office (booking fees will not apply).

Performance dates and times:

Friday 10 June: 6pm, 7pm, 8pm
Saturday 11 June: 10am, 11am, 12pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 6pm, 7pm, 8pm
Sunday 12 June: 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4,pm, 5pm, 6pm, 7pm
Friday 17 June: 10am,11am,12pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 5pm, 6pm, 7pm
Saturday 18 June: 10am, 11am, 12pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 6pm, 7pm, 8pm
Sunday 19 June: 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 5pm, 6pm, 7pm


Please note: A handling charge of 50p per ticket applies to bookings made in person or over the phone. No handling charges apply to online bookings.

Concession prices: available to Friends of the Festival, those on benefits and students.

Carers qualify for free ‘essential companion’ tickets. Wheelchair spaces are limited, please book directly at Box Office (booking fees will not apply).

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Book a table and receive 10% discount at The Beaumont Hotel on presentation of your ticket.


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