Spend a day with professional bookbinder, Mandy Flockton, from Learn Bookbinding. In this full day workshop you will learn traditional multi-signature binding, suitable for complete beginners.
We are delighted to welcome bestselling author Diane Setterfield to the Festival to discuss her long-awaited, spellbinding new novel, Once Upon a River. Diane’s 2006 novel, The Thirteenth Tale, adapted for television starring Olivia Colman and Vanessa Redgrave, was a gothic masterpiece and her new novel is just as fascinating and haunting.
Nina was born in Plymouth, but from age 4 to 6 she and her family lived in Russia, where she started learning the piano and gave her first concert in St. Petersburg when she was only five years old.
Coal was once the most important commodity in the world. It fuelled the industrial revolution, lit the streets of towns and cities, shaped landscapes and created unique communities. Today coal is still a major source of energy.
This is your opportunity to learn about Daphne, her life, her novels and Fowey. You will be led by either Dawn Surl or Lynn Goold who have been leading walks linked to Daphne du Maurier for more than 20 years.
We are delighted to welcome international number one bestseller, Ruth Ware. Her first two thrillers, In a Dark, Dark Wood and The Woman in Cabin 10, received international acclaim and appeared on bestseller lists around the world, including The Sunday Times and New York Times.
George VI’s broadcast to the nation on the outbreak of war in September 1939, was the product of years of hard work with Lionel Logue, his iconoclastic, Australian-born speech therapist.
Patrick Gale’s novels have gained him an incredible following of committed readers and his 2017 drama for the BBC, Man in an Orange Shirt, attracted thousands more, winning the International Emmy Award for Best Movie/Mini-series in 2018.