Tickets are now on sale for all Penarth Literature Festival events! The full events schedule is below - click on the links to see more details of each event.
- Booking options:
To book online, simply click on the appropriate link (£1.50 fee per transaction)
- To book by phone, call Ticketsource on 02920 713201 (£3 fee per transaction)
- To book in person, visit Griffin Books at 9A Windsor Road, Penarth (no booking fee).
Friday 7th July
10am & 12.45pm - Schools events with ‘World of Norm’ author Jonathan Meres @ Paget Rooms (FREE, but reservation required)
4pm - Gavin & Stacey star Johnny Tudor presents his biography of Welsh songbird Dorothy Squires @ All Saints Church (£5) View event details/book tickets
7.30pm - Thriller writers JM Gulvin, Jan Newton & Clare Donoghue on the importance of place in crime fiction @ All Saints Lesser Hall (£7 inc. glass of wine) View event details/book tickets
Saturday 8th July
10.30am - ‘The Knight who Wouldn’t Fight’ – storytelling & activities for under 5s with children’s author Helen Docherty @ Penarth Library (£3 per child) View event details/book tickets
2pm - Veronica Henry, author of ‘How to Find Love in a Bookshop’, presents her new novel ‘The Forever House’ @ All Saints Church (£7 inc. tea & cakes) View event details/book tickets
4pm - 'Fables from the Stables' - children’s author Gavin Puckett in a hilarious interactive session for 5-9 year olds...with a collection of crazy horses @ All Saints Lesser Hall (£3 per child) View event details/book tickets
6pm - In this centenary year, historian Dr Jonathan Hicks talks about the Welsh at Passchendaele @ St Augustine’s Parish Hall (£5, in aid of Friends of St Augustine's) View event details/book tickets
Sunday 9th July
10am-1pm - 'Plotting and the first page' - novel writing workshop with local author Julie McGowan @ Foxy’s Deli (£10) View event details/book tickets
2pm - Former Welsh education minister Huw Lewis discusses his memoir of growing up in Aberfan with Dai Smith @ All Saints Church (£5) View event details/book tickets
4pm - Novelist Miranda Emmerson on her vintage mystery set in theatreland, ‘Miss Treadway and the Field of Stars’ @ All Saints Church (£7 inc. tea & cakes) View event details/book tickets
8pm - Poetry showcase hosted by Stephen Payne, with readings from Michael Laskey, Amy Wack & Katherine Stansfield plus music from Phil Nedin @ Waterloo Tea (£5) View event details/book tickets
Monday 10th July
2pm - Broadcaster, novelist & comedian Natalie Haynes on her novel retelling the Oedipus myth, ‘The Children of Jocasta’ @ All Saints Church (£7 inc. tea & cakes) View event details/book tickets
For any other enquiries please call us at Griffin Books on 02920 706455. We look forward to seeing you at lots of Festival events!