WEXWORLDS // Sci Fi and Fantasy Fiction Festival 2011 // November 25th - 27th, 2011 // Wexford Town, Ireland
Booking for all events: Phone 053 9123764 or online at Wexford Arts Centre


Emerald Garrison joins WexWorlds

The fantastic Emerald Garrsion Star Wars costuming club that brings together enthusiasts from all over the world will be gracing WexWorlds with their presence on Saturday - watch out for Star Wars characters
winding their way through Wexford - Find the Stormtrooper among elves at Wexford Winterland in Bull Ring.

Based in both Northern and the Republic of Ireland, thier professionalism and dedication to costuming has brought them to some of the largest events throughout the UK and Ireland, including Invasion Belfast, Invasion Dublin, Invasion Cork, Toys 4 Big Boys and the Download music festival.Their aim is to enjoy what we do and help raise awareness for all of the charities we work through.

Want to know more visit http://www.irelandgarrison.com/garrison/about.html
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Eoin Colfer Talk for Schools

The annual Wexworlds School talk with Eoin Colfer is always a welcome treat for school kids. Eoin entertains the kids with stories from his own collection of works including Artemis Fowl series and takes questions from the young audience. Eoin was recently awarded the IBW (Independent Booksellers Book Award) Book of the year award for 2011 for Artemis Fowl and the Atlantis Complex.
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How to Navigate the Night Sky

Astronomy Ireland gives insight to young children on how to navigate the night sky, the constellations, myths and legends and discusses history of astronomy{/exp:exp:trunchtml} + read more

PANEL BEATINGS: Comic Art Workshop with Nick Roche

Having trouble cooking up your own comic book stories? Well have no fear, for Wexford's own comic artist and writer Nick Roche swoops in like a swooping thing to get you started on the road to creating your very own comic-book adventures! Ages 12 + BOOKED OUT

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Peadar O Guilin Guest Photo Peadar Ó Guilín is an Irish author. His first novel was The Inferior, book one of The Bone World Trilogy, which was published by David Fickling in 2007 (2008 in the U.S.A.).
Peadar grew up in Donegal off the West Coast of Ireland. The Inferior it starts out like a fantasy novel but, as the book progresses, it develops characteristics generally attributed to science fiction novels. The book has been marketed as YA fiction.

Stopmouth’s tribe ekes out a day to day existence, hunting rival species for their meat or bartering the weakest of their own kind when stocks in the larder are running low. As someone with a speech impediment, Stopmouth is seen as weak and expected to ‘volunteer’ for the flesh trade sooner rather than later (especially as his brother has a nasty habit of stealing his thunder). This changes though when a strange woman falls from the sky, an event that will affect not only Stopmouth but also his entire world.
‘The Inferior’ is a book where there is always something happening and this steady chain of events hooked me until long after I’d actually finished reading. There’s no lull at all but because everything ties in neatly together it never seemed like overkill and I just wanted to keep reading. ‘Survival of the fittest’ is taken to an entirely new level and if you’re picking this book up be prepared to see people doing whatever it takes to make it. Fair play to O Guilin for not ducking away from spelling out what this involves. GRAEMES FANTASY BOOK REVIEW{/exp:exp:trunchtml} + read more