Come along to The Fowey Hall Hotel for an informal reading group discussion of du Maurier’s surprising second novel, I’ll Never Be Young Again (1932), with Dr Laura Varnam from University College, Oxford. Laura is a du Maurier expert, researcher, and regular contributor to the Festival.
The charming little harbour of Charlestown was built during the Napoleonic Wars and is one of the most beautiful ports in the country.
Authors have long been inspired by Cornwall, perhaps because the Duchy's past is so distinctive. In today’s talk author and freelance journalist Sue Kittow, and historian and novelist Steph Haxton team up to explore walking the borders between 'now' and 'then'.
Kenneth Grahame based some of Wind in the Willows around Fowey and the River Fowey. Learn about Kenneth, his life and how he came to write this iconic novel.
If anyone knows the meaning of happily, ever, after, it must be number one best selling fiction author, Katie Fforde. With her 25th novel just published, A Rose Petal Summer, she will be in conversation today with Veronica Henry.
Bestselling author, social historian and broadcaster Kate Williams’ Rival Queens: The Betrayal of Mary Queen of Scots, offers an electrifying new perspective on Elizabeth and Mary, and the most important relationship of their lives – that which they had with one another.
Join us tonight as jazz vocalist Annika Skoogh pays tribute to the legendary American singer Anita O’Day. The band will also perform treasured and timeless jazz classics during the second set that will guarantee to delight and get everyone up and dancing.