List of events

A huge thanks to all our visitors who made the 2013 Sports Book Festival a fantastic success. We will be uploading  photos and podcasts of the events, and the winners of our sports writing competition, so stay in touch and see you again next year!

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Time Event Location
11.00am Everton - Nothing But The Best...
Guests - Alan Stubbs, Kevin KIlbane & James Corbett.
Eleanor Rathbone Theatre
1.00pm Benn vs Eubank – The ultimate ring rivalry!
Guests - Author Ben Dirs, Boxer Paul Smith & TV Fight producer John Watts
Eleanor Rathbone Theatre
2.30pm Cycling – a Sporting Pursuit and a Nation’s Past-Time
Featuring - Ed Pickering, Matt Rendell & Rob Hayles
Eleanor Rathbone Theatre

Jamie Carragher - A Well-Read Red!
John Thompson in conversation with Jamie Carragher.

Eleanor Rathbone Theatre
5.00pm Clarke Carlisle - A Footballer’s Life.
Paul Tyrrell in conversation with Clarke Carlisle
Eleanor Rathbone Theatre
6.15pm Alistair & Jonathan Brownlee. Swim Bike Run
Gary Imlach in conversation with Jonathan and Alistair Brownlee
Eleanor Rathbone Theatre


Time Event Location
11.00am The Incomparable Bill Shankly -
In Words And Pictures.

Special guests - Ken Rogers,  John Roberts, Chris Mcloughlin &  John Keith
12.30pm The Remarkable Story Of Football On Television.
Gary Imlach in converstion with Brian Barwick & Joe Moran
Eleanor Rathbone Theatre
2.00pm Mark Halsey with Ian Ridley. Added Time.
Gary Imlach in conversation with  Mark Halsey & Ian Ridley
Eleanor Rathbone Theatre