Stephen Booth at Retford Heritage Day

by | 22 July 2023 | Community Event, Heritage, Retford

Stephen Booth is the Nottinghamshire-based author of the award-winning Cooper and Fry crime series, set in the Peak District. He initially had a long career in journalism, even working at one time for the Worksop Guardian. Stephen started writing books full-time in 2001 and since then has completed more than 20 novels following the career of detectives, Cooper and Fry. His books are sold world-wide and are translated into 12 languages.

Stephen will appear at Retford Heritage Day on Saturday 9th September at 2.00pm in Retford Town Hall Council Chamber. Admission is free but by ticket only, available from Bassetlaw Museum in Grove Street, Retford Arts Hub or online from Eventbrite (

On the day, Retford Town Hall Ballroom and Buttermarket will also be full of invited local artists, designers and makers from 10.00am to 4.00pm, while in the streets there will be dancing and singing. Trinity Hospital, the Masonic Hall and many more buildings will be open with exhibitions and guides. Don’t miss the Opening Ceremony which will take place at 10.00am in the Market Square with the new Retford Mayor and the Town Crier.