The 2015 festival may be over but we’ve an unusual reminder of what took place, courtesy of the lovely Julie Bradshaw, who joined us for the day at Sun Pier House.
A not-to-be missed panel discussion on the value of local open mic events. Led by Roy Smith of Seasonally Effected and featuring Barry and Sam Fentiman-Hall from Roundabout Nights, and Lisa Vigour of Inspirational Nights.
Update: A podcast of the discussion is available at Seasonally Effected.
The background to our playwriting workshop is all too relevant to what’s happening all over the world, with the suffering of refugees bringing it home to us every day.
We’re pleased to host our Bookmark’d event again this year, albeit in a slightly different format to last year.
With just three weeks to go, the final phase of this year’s festival is kicking in. Roughly translated, that means WE NEED YOU!
Whether you’re feeling generous or want a chance to perform, WE WANT YOU!
Our popular Cafe Crawl makes a comeback this year, taking place on Saturday, October 10 in three of Rochester’s top eateries.
We are excited to announce that festival creative partner Sam Hall’s new full-length play, MY MIND IS FREE, comes to the Rochester Literature Festival on Sunday 11 October as part of a 20-venue tour of London and the Southeast, supported by Arts Council England.
The delightful and inspiring Melanie is with us to unlock your memories, in the second of our Sunday workshops at Sun Pier House.
The lovely ‘Nature Girl’ Carol Donaldson will be joining us at Sun Pier House on Sunday, October 11, for a workshop with a difference.
Our final speaker on Sunday, October 11 is the charismatic and funny Michael Nath.