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.
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!
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.
The lovely Maggie will be joining us on Sunday afternoon (11/10) to share some of her evocative and fascinating stories and poems.
Of course, Bill needs no introduction to Medway, not really!
One of the near legendary Medway Poets Group alongside Billy Childish, Bill has performed his poems in Europe and the Americas and been published in magazines, journals and anthologies all over the world.
Our keynote speaker for this year’s festival is Sir Robert Worcester, Chairman of the Magna Carta 800th Anniversary Commemoration Committee and founder of MORI (Market & Opinion Research International).
We’re pleased to announce that the opening speaker of our history themed day in Rochester is the prolific medieval specialist, Toni Mount.
Our first confirmed speaker for Sunday, October 11 at Sun Pier House is the wonderful Jane Lythell. Jane lives in Brighton and is a sea-lover, star-gazer, film and football fan. Continue reading