Created by poet, novelist and lecturer Carolyn Cooke in partnership with Paper Nations, this international festival combats loneliness, champions connectivity, & celebrates books! Full programme announced on Thursday 26th March with events taking place between 27th March - 11th April.
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Maggie O’Farrell is the author of the Sunday Times no. 1 bestselling memoir I AM, I AM, I AM, and eight novels: AFTER YOU’D GONE, MY LOVER’S LOVER, THE DISTANCE BETWEEN US, which won a Somerset Maugham Award, THE VANISHING ... More information
Clara Barley, author of both fiction and non-fiction on Anne Lister, will be talking about the diarist, her novel The Moss House, Gentleman Jack, the BBC television show inspired by the life of Anne Lister and Shibden Hall. Join here: ... More information
Today is the publication day for Amy Patricia Meade's latest Tish Tarragon mystery, The Christmas Fair Killer.
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Christmas, cookies and a corpse: Tish Tarragon is drawn into a deadly puzzle when a young actress is murdered ... More information
A pilgrimage is a meaningful journey. Often, people go on a pilgrimage when they are at a major crossroads in their life, or searching for spiritual experience, healing and forgiveness, but sometimes they are simply marking a significant birthday, retirement, ... More information
This one day workshop gives participants the opportunity to explore the personal and professional qualities involved in the practice of Creative Writing for Therapeutic Purposes.
Participants will be invited to engage in creative writing exercises and also to respond to their ... More information
Do you find making-up stories easy? Does imaginative text flow through you? Perhaps your illustrations would perfectly support an author’s ideas? Do you already have an agent or publishing deal and want to improve your craft? Then book yourself onto ... More information
Bijou Theatre Productions presents another thrilling tale from the pen of the Queen of Crime Agatha Christie.
Clarrissa is the wife of a diplomat. She is very clever at spinning tales of adventure but when a murder takes place in her ... More information
Writer, meditation teacher and Spotlight Books author Tara Gould will be leading a Wild Writing and Meditation retreat in central Portugal in June. Set in a valley by the beautiful Zezere River this five day immersive retreat will include (optional) ... More information
Follow the life and legends of the soldier, explorer, author, statesman and poet born in East Devon and who died in 1618. Learn about his incredible achievements and whether he lived out his motto, Amor et Virtute – By Love ... More information