This year’s Garden Party is again a little different – we’re taking up residence at the Dickens Festival from 3-5 June, with activities ongoing throughout the three days to celebrate our most famous writer.
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Awarded the CLPE 2015 Children’s Poetry Award for his first book Werewolf Club Rules, Joseph Coelho has been busy producing his latest performances ‘Cloaked Tales’.
If you’ve enjoyed Rochester Lit Fest this year, you may be interested to hear that in lieu of October’s regular open mic night, Seasonally Effected will be presenting an evening of storytelling with The Travelling Talesman who will be telling tales of The Season of Revenge at the Dot Cafe.
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 Rochester Literature Festival is delighted to have been awarded Small Experiment Funding by Ideas Test, to run a project entitled Watts The Story? with the residents of the Richard Watts Almshouses in Rochester.
We’re looking to engage a craft artist/maker for the duration of Watts the Story? which will take place at the main residence in Maidstone Road, Rochester.
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.