Sevenoaks Literary Festival 2019

Booking has now opened for Sevenoaks 2019 Literary Festival! Don’t miss out on such delights as Adam Nicholson on The Making of Poetry, Lemn Sissay on My Name is Why and Andrew Lownie on the Lives and Loves of the Mountbattens.

Running from 21 September to 3 October, this seasonal treat is organised by our wonderful local Sevenoaks Bookshop. Make sure to book your tickets now!

Chiddingstone Literary Festival 2019

Chiddingstone Castle’s Literary Festival is now a firm and extremely welcome feature in Sevenoaks district’s annual calendar. This year’s Literary Festival will take place over four days across the early May Bank Holiday weekend from Saturday 4th - Tuesday 7th May.

This is “Chidd Lit’s” most ambitious programme yet, spilling over with riches and diversity and carefully curated to ensure there is something for everyone, of all ages and interests. Highlights for adults include Joanne Harris, Gogglebox’s Giles and Mary, Oz Clarke, Sir Anthony Seldon, Dr Giles Yeo, Sabrina Ghayour, Jackie Kay, Anna Pasternak, Tracy Borman, Giles Milton, John Crace and many more. There’s a Poetry Writing workshop with Emma Harding, Creative Writing and How to get Published workshops with Sarah Salway and Life Drawing with Eddie Armer.

The children’s programme includes bestselling authors A F Harrold, Emily Gravett and Guy Parker-Rees, a performance of The Little Mermaid from Pericles Theatre Company, children’s film animation workshops with Press Play Films, Wallace and Gromit clay modelling with Aardman Animations, screenings of the Wallace & Gromit films and Story Writing workshops with Storymakers.

Booking opens on March 1 and is available online.

Online booking support is available on T: 0800 033 7564. Special packages are available for multiple ticket purchases.

If you want to make a weekend of it, you can find a range of bed and breakfast and self-catering accommodation to book at Simply Sevenoaks.

Sevenoaks Literary Festival

A MUST for all bookworms! Sevenoaks Literary Festival is about to open.  Running from 23rd September - 7th October, the Festival is a delicious concoction of talks and discussions ranging from Beatrix Potter, to Hercule Poirot to Shakespeare and a great deal in between!  Fun!  Engaging!  Stimulating!  Book now!