Programme released

Our exciting programme is now finalised and online. Click on the ‘Twisting My Schedule’ tab to download the programme. See you all soon.

Event Timings

You’re Twisting My Memory, Man: Music, Memory and Memoir will start at 5pm on 13th July and from 10 am on Saturday 14th July. Other programme details will be announced soon. Proposals and ideas are being sent in all the time. If you have an idea for a contribution please let us know via twitter […]

Only You Can Take Me There

Some things, experienced in younger days, are transcendent. A few months ago I fell out of Fibbers in York clutching an armful of merchandise. It was safely encased in a tote bag emblazoned with a pixelated image of a smiling man smoking three pipes. Praise Bob. As usual the gig had been transcendent, all the […]

Keynote Speakers

We are pleased and excited to announce our keynote speakers: On Friday we have Tom Hingley (author of Carpet Burns: Life with Inspiral Carpets) booked as our first keynote speaker. Tom was lead singer of Inspiral Carpets, one of the big three bands of the Manchester movement, along with The Stone Roses and Happy Mondays. Tom’s […]

Welcome to Twisting my memory, man

Welcome to our blog for ‘Twisting my memory, man’: Music, memory and memoir symposium hosted by the York Centre for Writing at York St John University on 13th & 14th July 2018. There is a link in the top menu with a call for papers and contributions to this event.  We look forward to hearing from […]