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10:30am

Learn the skills of Bookbinding

Mandy Flockton owner of Learn Bookbinding

Sunday 27 September, 10:30am-5:00pm
£55

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 beginners and those who enjoy bookbinding.

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Picturesque Charlestown

Sunday 27 September, 10:30am-12:30pm
£10

The charming little harbour of Charlestown was built during the Napoleonic Wars and is one of the most beautiful ports in the country. Sally Penhaligan, an accredited local guide will help you explore the history of the port and the days of sail.

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11:00am

Dr Laura Varnam

DAPHNE DU MAURIER AND THE BRONTËS: DU MAURIER ANNIVERSARY TALK

Sunday 27 September, 11:00am-12:00pm
£10

This year sees the 60th anniversary of the publication of Daphne du Maurier’s groundbreaking biography, The Infernal World of Branwell Brontë (1960).

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12:30pm

Meet The Festival Team

Sunday 27 September, 12:30pm-1:30pm
Free Entry

Calling all Festival Friends. Join the team that organises the Festival each year, for a drink and light lunch.

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2:00pm

Natasha Carthew

Song for the Forgotten

Sunday 27 September, 2:00pm-3:00pm
£8

Poet and author Natasha Carthew, will be in conversation as she explores how she researched her own Cornish Heritage, Levant Mine and the infamous Cornish Knockers, in order to write, Song for the Forgotten, her new prose-poem for the National Trust.

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Daphne du Maurier’s Fowey

Sunday 27 September, 2:00pm-4:45pm
£10

This is your opportunity to learn about Daphne, her life, her novels and Fowey.

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4:00pm

Dr Helen Taylor

WHY WOMEN READ FICTION: THE STORIES OF OUR LIVES

Sunday 27 September, 4:00pm-5:00pm
£10

For her latest book, Why Women Read Fiction: The Stories of Our Lives , Dr Helen Taylor conducted over 500 interviews with readers and writers including Hilary Mantel, Helen Dunmore, Katie Fforde, and Sarah Dunant, asking why women read fiction.

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6:00pm

Andrew Lownie

THE MOUNTBATTENS: THEIR LIVES AND LOVES

Sunday 27 September, 6:00pm-7:00pm
£10

Writer, historian and literary agent, Andrew Lownie tells the story of the unique marriage between a member of the Royal Family, Dickie Mountbatten, and one of the richest women in Britain, Edwina Mountbatten.

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8:00pm

One World

AN EVENING OF POETRY AND SONG

Sunday 27 September, 8:00pm-10:00pm
£15

One World is an original choral theatre production by international award-winning songwriter Helen Yeomans.

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