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10:00 am
Guided Walks Fowey Festival

Sunday 7th May

Rebecca

Guided walk led by Lynn

10.00am to 3.30pm

£10.00

The walk starts by visiting Polridmouth Cove, the setting for the shipwreck scene in Rebecca. The reward for the climb up to Gribbin Head is stunning views from the coast path over St Austell Bay.

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10:30 am
Guided Walks Fowey Festival

Sunday 7th May

Bodinnick Byways

Guided walk led by Helen

10.30am to 12.30pm

£8.00

A shorter walk to explore the nooks and crannies of this ancient settlement and gateway to Fowey; the first home of the du Maurier family and where Daphne’s writing career began.

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11:00 am
Dr Laura Varnam Fowey Festival

Sunday 7th May

Dr Laura Varnam

A Reading Group - The Scapegoat by Daphne du Maurier

11.00am to 12.00pm

The Fowey Hotel £10.00

Come along to the Fowey Hotel for an informal reading group discussion of du Maurier’s 1957 novel The Scapegoat, with Dr Laura Varnam from University College, Oxford.

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2:00 pm
Gardeners Question Time Fowey Festival

Sunday 7th May

Gardeners Question Time

Experts from the Duchy of Cornwall Nursery

2.00pm to 3.00pm

The Fowey Town Hall £8.00

Meet our panel of gardening experts and come armed with all your gardening questions. Rob Crowle, has been with the nursery for 25 years. His horticultural knowledge is broad and impressive, with trees, shrubs, houseplants, pests and diseases being areas of particular expertise.

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4:00 pm
Joel & Jason Fowey Festival

Sunday 7th May

Ladybird Books for Grown Ups

Meet the Duo Behind the Series: Joel Morris and Jason Hazeley

4.00pm to 5.00pm

The Fowey Town Hall £8.00

Ladybird Books for Grown-Ups are the hysterical and nostalgic pocket-sized guides to life, which have become a publishing phenomenon since first hitting the shelves in October 2015, selling in excess of 3.5 million copies.

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6:00 pm
Dr Helen Doe Fowey Festival

Sunday 7th May

Helen Doe

‘I, too, would find my Ship': Daphne du Maurier's Passion for the Sea

6.00pm to 7.00pm

The Fowey Town Hall £8.00

Daphne du Maurier’s early writing was heavily influenced by the seas around her in Cornwall. She used local history, her personal knowledge of sailing in local waters and skilfully wove them into fiction.

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8:00 pm
Jonathan Delbridge Fowey Festival

Sunday 7th May

A Musical Evening with Jonathan Delbridge

8.00pm to 10.00pm

St Fimbarrus Church £15.00

Join us for a wonderful evening with the highly acclaimed, Jonathan Delbridge. He is well known for his exciting and varied concert programmes on both the piano and organ.

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