literature

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall will appear in October

Back for 2021 - a new chapter for ExeLitFest

Momentum is building for a three-day literary event in Exeter later this year after a hiatus because of the pandemic. Last year’s Exeter Literary Festival sadly had to be shelved, but now ExeLitFest (as it’s known for short) is delighted to unveil this year’s programme and open the Box Office.

If you love reading or writing, it’s time to bookmark these dates in your diary - 5th to 7th...

Scripts for Supper present The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Coming to Bickham Barn on 15th and 16th December at 7pm and 17th December at 2pm!

Brought to you by MasterChef Semi-Finalist Annie McKenzie Scripts for Supper present 5* theatrical dining experiences. Our Christmas production, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe will follow Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy through the wardrobe and into the land where it is always winter and never Christmas.

Expect a six course Narnia themed feast featuring toast and butter with Mr Tumnus, hot chocolate and Turkish Delight with the White Witch, freshly caught fish and hot buttery potatoes with...

Dr Lucy Durneen Book Launch and Short Story Reading - Wild Gestures

Lucy Durneen's work has appeared in World Literature Today, Hotel Amerika, and Litro and performed on BBC Radio 4. Wild Gestures is her first short story collection, bringing together stories of loss, desire and opportunities missed, all orbiting the painful knowledge that the things we most long for remain the furthest from reach.

£6/£4.20/Friends free. Discounts available via the Artory App and free to Plymouth University students via SPiA

Plymouth International Book Festival 2015

The Plymouth International Book Festival is back once again, bringing words and books to life across Plymouth. Organised through a partnership of Plymouth University, Peninsula Arts, Literature Works (the literature development agency for the South West) and Plymouth City Council, it will unite local and global authors in a celebration of writing and reading for everyone to enjoy.

This 2015 programme includes exciting, new novels from bestselling authors Simon Scarrow and Judy Finnigan, stimulating non-fiction from Bidisha, spoken word from the always entertaining John Hegley, and...