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10:00 am
Secret Gardens Fowey Festival

Saturday 13th May

Secret Gardens

10.00am to 6.00pm

Fowey is full of little alleyways, hidden houses and secret gardens. A range of Secret Gardens in and around Fowey, most never having been open to the public before, will be open on Friday and Saturday 12th and 13th May during the Festival.

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10:30 am
Guided Walks Fowey Festival

Saturday 13th May

Maritime Charlestown

Guided walk led by Helen

10.30am to 12.30pm

£6.00

The picturesque port of Charlestown was created in 1799 as a mineral port. This walk explores its history from its early days as a tiny fishing village and its transformation into a shipping community with a wide range of occupations such as shipbuilders, mariners, sailmakers and more up to WW2.

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11:00 am
ALI LAND Fowey Festival

Saturday 13th May

Ali Land

The Journey of a Debut Author

11.00am to 12.00pm

The Fowey Town Hall £8.00

We are delighted to welcome debut author, Ali Land to this year’s Festival. After graduating from university with a degree in Mental Health, Ali spent a decade working as a Child and Adolescent Mental Health Nurse in both hospitals and schools in the UK.

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2:00 pm
Amanda Craig Fowey Festival

Saturday 13th May

Amanda Craig

In conversation with Daphne Skinnard

2.00pm to 3.00pm

The Fowey Town Hall £8.00

Bestselling novelist, critic, journalist and short story writer, Amanda Craig discusses her latest novel The Lie of the Land with BBC Radio Cornwall’s Assistant Editor, Daphne Skinnard. Like many modern couples, Lottie and Quentin can’t afford to divorce.

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4:00 pm
Lulu Taylor and Veronica Henry Fowey Festival

Saturday 13th May

Lulu Taylor & Veronica Henry

The ‘Big House’ in Literature

4.00pm to 5.00pm

The Fowey Town Hall £10.00

From Manderley to Pemberley, from Blandings to Cold Comfort Farm, the house has always played a fascinating role in literature. Bestselling commercial fiction authors Lulu Taylor and Veronica Henry carry on the tradition, both featuring houses in their novels which are almost characters in their own right.

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6:00 pm
The Story Republicans Fowey Festival

Saturday 13th May

The Story Republicans

Celebrating Charles Causley’s Centenary

6.00pm to 7.00pm

The Fowey Town Hall £10.00

These bright-eyed, much loved troubadours will wow you with song, stories and poetry written and inspired by Charles Causley. To celebrate Causley’s centenary, the Story Republicans have developed a repertoire of his poems, some spoken and some sung alongside newly commissioned work.

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8:00 pm
Martin Bell Fowey Festival

Saturday 13th May

Martin Bell

War and The Death of News: Reflections of a Grade B Reporter

8.00pm to 9.00pm

St Fimbarrus Church £12.00

Since being offered the post of Grade B Reporter by the BBC in 1964, Martin Bell has spent more than half a century in the unquiet corners of the world, including four years in the surrogate war zone of the House of Commons.

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