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9:30am

Mary Anne by Daphne du Maurier: A Reading Group with Dr Laura Varnam

Monday 28 September, 9:30am-10:30am
£10

Come along to Fowey Hall Hotel for an informal reading group discussion of du Maurier’s historical novel Mary Anne (1954), with Dr Laura Varnam from University College, Oxford.

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10:00am

Collage Print Workshop

Mary Harold

Monday 28 September, 10:00am-4:00pm
£40

Join Mary Harold for a day-long creative printing workshop, using collage, print & paint to create a flock of fantastical birds!

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Hidden Bodinnick

Monday 28 September, 10:00am-12:30pm
£10

An exploration of the nooks and crannies of this ancient settlement and gateway to Fowey. Bodinnick was the first home of the du Maurier family and where Daphne’s writing career began.

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11:00am

Jeremy Rowett Johns

The Smugglers’ Banker

Monday 28 September, 11:00am-12:00pm
£8

Founder of the Polperro Heritage Press, author and Cornish historian Jeremy Rowett Johns tells the extraordinary story of Zephaniah Job, the ‘Smugglers’ Banker’ of Polperro who masterminded the flourishing contraband trade in one small Cornish fishing village at the end of the 18th century.

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12:30pm

ARKangel

Lullaby of Andalusia

Monday 28 September, 12:30pm-1:30pm
Free entry – donations welcome

The traditions of Andalusia owe more to the wonderfully strange and sensual world of the Orient, than to mainland Europe. The themes of love and death pervade the spicy music and poetry of the region.

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2:00pm

Eve Chase and Fiona Neill

IN CONVERSATION WITH VERONICA HENRY

Monday 28 September, 2:00pm-3:00pm
£8

Writer and journalist, Eve Chase’s The Glass House, is a gripping, dual-narrative story about family secrets, lies and belonging, from the acclaimed author of Black Rabbit Hall and The Vanishing of Audrey Wilde.

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2:45pm

Wind in the Willows River Trip

Monday 28 September, 2:45pm-5:15pm
£18

Join us for this exclusive morning trip up to the delightful riverside village of Lerryn. Kenneth Grahame based some of Wind in the Willows around Fowey and the River Fowey.

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4:00pm

Francesca Wade

SQUARE HAUNTING – FIVE WOMEN, FREEDOM AND LONDON BETWEEN THE WARS

Monday 28 September, 4:00pm-5:00pm
£8

Mecklenburgh Square, on the radical fringes of interwar Bloomsbury, was home to activists, experimenters and revolutionaries; among them were the modernist poet H. D., detective novelist Dorothy L. Sayers, classicist Jane Harrison, economic historian Eileen Power, and writer and publisher Virginia Woolf.

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6:00pm

David Parker

LAURIE LEE - DOWN IN THE VALLEY – THE LOST RECORDINGS

Monday 28 September, 6:00pm-7:00pm
£10

Reflections on love, landscape, writing, poetry, childhood, music and much more, from the voice of one of the great English writers of the last century, Laurie Lee.

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8:00pm

Festival Jazz Night

with Tina May and The Craig Milverton Trio

Monday 28 September, 8:00pm-10:00pm
£15

Sing and Swing the Fabulous Forties. Join us this evening as internationally acclaimed jazz vocalist, Tina May, and The Craig Milverton Trio take the stage to celebrate the wonderful singers and bandleaders from the fabulous forties swing era.

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