Here it is, the news you’ve been waiting for… we are delighted to bring to you our 2020 Online Festival. I think we would all like to say take that Covid-19, the Felixstowe Book Festival will not be beaten by you!
Over the course of the weekend of the 26th-28th of June our festival this year will mainly compromise of six live-streamed author talks, featuring various guests who would have been visiting us for our original 2020 festival. We are so lucky to be able to host a varied and fascinating programme which we hope you all really enjoy for free!
We are delighted to welcome Harriet Tyce, Paul French, Carol Drinkwater, Liz Trenow, George Alagiah and Nick Cottam to our 2020 virtual festival! All six wonderful guests will be taking part in a live-streamed author talks which we will be bringing to you via our website and our Facebook page.
The Felixstowe Book Festival Book Group will be launching the online festival with a celebration of the life of Anne Brontë which will be taking place via Zoom. Hosts Liz Rastrick and Ruth Dugdall are pleased to be welcoming Brontë expert Nick Holland to the party. We will be releasing plenty of exciting content on our website over the festival weekend so watch this space…
We are thrilled to be offering our younger festival guests the opportunity to take part in an online draw-along with illustrator Alex Willmore and a drawing tips and tricks session with comic artist Kev F. You can find out more events for children and young people here.
We hope we have made your bookish hearts glad and that we have filled a void in your cultural calendar! Take a look at our programme to find out more.
The Felixstowe Book Festival Team x