Visiting

The festival will provide an interesting range of good quality entertainment; literary based interviews, presentations, theatre, music, comedy, academic talks, as well as workshops, exhibitions and local walks; an eclectic mix to inform and inspire the imagination!

Workshops and participatory events will be a key feature this year so that you can join in and learn new skills or even improve old ones! The town boasts an excellent selection of quality shops and galleries, many exhibiting local works.


The Festival Box Office & the Waterstones Festival Book Shop & Café are located at the Royal Fowey Yacht Club

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Royal Fowey Yacht Club welcomes visitors to the Fowey Festival of Arts and Literature and is pleased to support:

  • The Festival Box Office 12th - 19th May
  • Waterstones Festival Book Shop
  • Café providing:
    Morning Coffee 10am - 12noon
    Lunch 12noon - 5pm
    Afternoon Tea 12noon - 5pm
    Supper 6pm - 9.30pm

Office: 01726 833573
Restaurant: 01726 832127

Download the festival café snack menu as a PDF (49kb)
There is a changing menu for supper which is bookable in advance


Download the map as a PDF (98kb)
Click the map image below to open it at a larger size


Useful links

Fowey Tourist Information Centre
Visit Cornwall

Keep up to date with the Fowey Festival by following us on Instagram @foweyliterature

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    • What a stunning performance to close the festival tonight. An amazing evening with @kirkycheep and @ridingtherails in such a magical venue. Thank you to our wonderful performers, and to @st_austell_brewery for sponsoring the event! #FoweyFest18
    • Huge thank you to @foweyvalley for sponsoring our penultimate event of the week, in which Barrie Gibson talks about the founding of the company and the beauty of cider making! #FoweyFest18 #foweyvalley #cornishcider
    • Wonderful to hear from @raynor.winn and Natasha Carthew this morning, their fascinating writing experiences are truly inspiring. Thank you to @quercusbooks and Michael Joseph books for supporting this event! #FoweyFest18 #thesaltpath #allriversrunfree
    • It may be our final day, but there is still time to buy one of our official Festival tote bags as modelled here by our lovely student volunteer @rlmthepurplebookworm_97 - available to buy at all of our events today! #FoweyFest18
    • A humorous hour spent with @ninastibbe and @cathyreadsbooks on their careers in memoir writing. Thank you to @penguinbooks and @panmacmillan for supporting this wonderful event! #foweyfest18 #fowey #cornwall #ninastibbe #lovenina #cathyrentzenbrink #amanualforheartache
    • Thank you to @szwimperisart for talking to us today about her involvement in the making of @lovingvincentmovie - the first ever fully painted feature film! #FoweyFest18 #fowey #cornwall #lovingvincent #vincentvangogh
    • Have you spotted our wonderful book swap box yet? Or exchanged a book this week? 📚 #FoweyFest18 #bookswap #fowey #cornwall
    • Wonderful to have the @bookshopband with us again this year! Brought back by popular demand and performing to a packed out audience this evening. #FoweyFest18 #thebookshopband #fowey #cornwall
    • If you want to pick up books by any of the authors at the festival pop into the festival bookshop at the Yacht club @waterstonestru #foweyfest18
    • Getting ready for the Gardeners Question time with our gardening experts. Thank you to @duchynursery for sponsoring the event! #FoweyFest18
    • Now that the sun has returned why not pop along to @the_fowey_hotel between events. They have a restaurant, gin lookout bar and this beautiful view! Serving local produce, afternoon teas and a wide range of drinks they are a great place to recharge. The hotel are proud supporters of the festival and it is with their help that we are able to put on such a great range of events  #foweyfest18
    • Thank you to @veronicahenryauthor for hosting our New Voices Panel with Karen Hamilton, Phoebe Locke, and Guy Gunaratne. Thank you also to @headlinehome for supporting the event! #FoweyFest18