Stuart’s book days

Stuart Maconie
Stuart Maconie

STUART Maconie will be celebrating the arts next month as he takes part in two literary festivals.

The former Worsley Mesnes resident will join in Bookfest 2012, giving special readings and talks at libraries across Wirral.

He will also be offering tips for budding writers and talks on local history, archaeology, short stories.

The festival is from October 8 to 13.

The BBC Radio 6 presenter will also be in Sheffield for Off the Shelf, which celebrates its 21st anniversary this year, between October 13 and November 3.

The event will run over 200 events in over 80 venues city-wide.