The delightful and inspiring Melanie is with us to unlock your memories, in the second of our Sunday workshops at Sun Pier House.
A new creative writing course is beginning at Rochester Library in June.
Developing your voice: Next steps in Creative Writing is organised by University of Kent and will be led by Dorothy Lehane, author of Ephemeris (Nine Arches Press, 2014) and Places of Articulation (dancing girl press, 2014).
Philip Kane is joining Unravel & Unwind at INTRA for a 5 week creative writing course.
Next month sees the first meet up for a new life writing group – where the focus will be on your own lives for inspiration.
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.
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.
We are delighted to bring comic storyteller Phil Kay to Rochester as part of his Wholly Viable Tour. The legendary comedian has appeared on QI and Russell Howard’s Good News, and been a guest at the Edinburgh Fringe for the last 25 years.
The Rochester Literature Festival welcomes author Debz Hobbs-Wyatt, whose début novel ‘While No One Was Watching’, was published last year.
Debut author Angela Buckley joins us to fascinate you with insights about The Real Sherlock Holmes – Detective Jerome Caminada, whose methodologies mimicked Conan Doyle’s genius.
Get your read on with Charlie’s Keeper, aka Marcus Alexander, the celebrated children’s author!
His début novel ‘Crow’s Revenge’ was published in 2012, and is the first of his acclaimed Keeper of the Realms fantasy-adventure trilogy. We’re thrilled he’s joining us for an afternoon presentation as part of this year’s Festival.
Our Bookmark’d event on Sunday, September 28th is a book fair opportunity for authors and publishers to present, share and sell their work, and for everyone else to enjoy live readings and swap old books for new. It will be open from 12noon – 4pm.