Minehead Literary Festival Update

Saturday & Sunday, 25th & 26th April

Minehead Literary Festival returns for a second year with a fabulous line-up of speakers, led by Dame Margaret Drabble.  Other special attractions include:

• A no-charge session for children on Saturday morning, 10.30-11.15am, in the Methodist Church Hall (The Avenue, Minehead), led by popular children’s author Sam Angus.  The session is free to children and accompanying adults, but registering in advance is essential: call 01643 703921 or email info@mineheadliteraryfestival.org

Sam Angus

• A Creative Workshop, run by published author (and harpist, see photo below) Hazel Prior, on Saturday afternoon, 2.45-4.15p.m. in the Methodist Church Hall, on writing fiction and getting published.  Tickets at £10/£12, are limited and booking is essential – call 01643 703921 or go to www.mineheadliteraryfestival.org/tickets

Hazel Prior

• Fringe Event organised by local creative writing group Café Write, on Sunday 10:30am-12:30pm, in the Old Hospital (The Avenue, Minehead).  Writers Helen Baggott and Clare Donoghue will talk about getting published, especially self and virtual publication.  Tickets are available from the Apple Tree Tea Rooms, The Avenue, Minehead, or call 01643 703921 – and see www.cafewrite.wildapricot.org/mineheadliteraryfestival.org.uk

Early Bird discounted weekend passes for just £30 remain available ‘til March 27th. For more information about MLF 2020, please visit the website or call 01643 703921.  All tickets for MLF 2020 may be booked online at www.mineheadliteraryfestival.org

Monica Hartwell