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9:30 am
Dr Laura Varnam Fowey Festival

Wednesday 10th May

Dr Laura Varnam

A Reading Group - The Flight of the Falcon by Daphne du Maurier

9.30am to 10.30am

The Fowey Hotel £10.00

Come along to the Fowey Hotel for an informal reading group discussion of du Maurier’s 1965 novel The Flight of the Falcon, with Dr Laura Varnam from University College, Oxford. Laura is a du Maurier enthusiast, researcher, and a regular contributor to the Festival.

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10:15 am
Guided Walks Fowey Festival

Wednesday 10th May

du Maurier’s Fowey

Led by Lynn

10.15am to 1.00pm

£8.50

Having lived in the area around Fowey for much of her life Daphne used the town in many of her novels, albeit in various guises.

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11:00 am
Avril Horner & Sue Ziosnik Fowey Festival

Wednesday 10th May

Avril Horner & Sue Zlosnik

Daphne du Maurier and History

11.00am to 12.00pm

The Fowey Town Hall £10.00

Daphne du Maurier’s ability to bring the past vividly to life has helped to make her one of the great writers of the twentieth century. Her most famous fictional works carry the reader into a Cornwall of earlier and, in spite of her reputation as a romantic novelist, harsher times.

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12:30 pm
Chitarristi Guitar Trio Fowey Festival

Wednesday 10th May

I Chitarristi Guitar Trio

Lunchtime Classical Recital

12.30pm to 1.30pm

St Fimbarrus Church Free

I Chitarristi Guitar Trio – Matthew, Michael and Cathy formed their musical trio in early 2015. They played their first classical recital in November 2016 in Falmouth Church K.C.M, receiving rave reviews.

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2:00 pm
Helen Taylor & Carol Dyhouse owes Festival

Wednesday 10th May

Carol Dyhouse & Helen Taylor

Heartthrobs: A History of Women and Desire

2.00pm to 3.00pm

The Fowey Town Hall £10.00

Professors Carol Dyhouse and Helen Taylor discuss the heartthrobs from: Byron, Mr Darcy and Christian Grey to today’s boy-bands. In her new book, Heartthrobs: A History of Women and Desire, Dyhouse draws upon literature, cinema and popular romance to explain how the changing position of women has shaped their dreams about men.

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4:00 pm
Ed Docx & Kris Doyle Fowey Festival

Wednesday 10th May

Edward Docx & Kris Doyle

The All Important Author Editor Relationship

4.00pm to 5.00pm

The Fowey Town Hall £10.00

Having the motivation and inspiration to write a book is just the beginning of a long journey. Author Edward Docx will be in conversation with his Editor Kris Doyle, of Pan Macmillan Publishers, about his latest book Let Go My Hand and the journey he took to write it.

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4:15 pm
Guided Walks Fowey Festival

Wednesday 10th May

Wind in The Willows

River cruise, led by Lynn

4.15pm to 6.45pm

£15.75

A delightful cruise up to the riverside village of Lerryn. Hear tales from your local guide about the riverbank and the life of Kenneth Grahame.

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6:00 pm
Tom Fort Fowey Design

Wednesday 10th May

Tom Fort

Village News

6.00pm to 7.00pm

The Fowey Town Hall £8.00

The Village News is a whimsical, funny and informative travelogue by pedal power of a variety of villages across our nation. It encapsulates, or showcases all the best elements of what could be seen as the English village.

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8:00 pm
Rebecca Film Fowey Festival

Wednesday 10th May

du Maurier Film Evening

Rebecca (1940)

8.00pm to 10.15pm

The Fowey Town Hall £5.00

Join us for a Festival film evening. Written by Daphne du Maurier and directed by Alfred Hitchcock, Rebecca is the story of a young woman who marries a fascinating widower only to find out that she must live in the shadow of his former wife, Rebecca, who died mysteriously several years earlier.

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