#MurderousMedway event! An evening of performances so good, they’re criminal!
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.
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’.
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.
Our popular Cafe Crawl makes a comeback this year, taking place on Saturday, October 10 in three of Rochester’s top eateries.
The lovely Maggie will be joining us on Sunday afternoon (11/10) to share some of her evocative and fascinating stories and poems.
People across Kent had their favourite things included in a specially commissioned Wellbeing poem with the help of poet Dan Simpson.
An innovative new collaboration between Ideas Test, Swale CVS and ourselves is set to help teenagers in Swale boost their wellbeing.
The Rochester Literature Festival is proud to present its second annual festival, Mad, Bad & Dangerous to Know.
We’re delighted to be opening this year with an hilarious and heart-warming one woman show with actress Sunny Ormonde – the outrageous Lilian Bellamy from BBC Radio 4’s The Archers, the world’s longest running soap.
Enjoy poetry and story telling in the informal and chilled environment of some of Rochester High Street’s cosiest cafes.
A mad mix of the unusual and quirky is in order for the finale for this year’s festival.
It was Lady Caroline Lamb who gave Byron the lasting epitaph of Mad, Bad & Dangerous to Know, and we know our line up for this final event will not disappoint.
A mix of familiar faces and new names are lined up to entertain you on Sunday, July 13th, as our popular Garden Party takes up residence once more in the Good Intent.