Felixstowe Book Festival 15th – 16th June 2013


At the Orwell Hotel Felixstowe

All day Saturday and Sunday we have exciting, award winning authors talking about their work and signing their books- novels, short stories, history, art history, journalism, blogging and politics.

You can start Sunday with “Breakfast with Stephen May” At 10 a.m.- 11a.m. Stephen will be talking about his book “Life! Death! Prizes!”

Shortlisted for the 2012 Costa Novel of the Year Free coffee and Danish pastry included.


At the White Horse Inn Felixstowe

You have more author talks, a session on blogging, A literary supper with best selling novelist Barbara Erskine and a chance to try

Fantastic Food for a Fitter Future

Cookery demonstration and tastings.( Free entry)

Delicious-Nutritious in association with Felixstowe Book Festival


You also have between 12pm-6pm “Face Books” White Horse Inn Barn Sat 15th & Sun 16th

An exhibition of the work of artist Alison Stockmarr ‘Face Books’ is a collection of work poking fun at Facebook. By matching old photographs with suitably titled books, profiles are constructed, creating a library of invented friends of yesteryear. Apertures are cut into books, with photographs and ephemera collaged within their pages. Appropriate and sometimes inappropriate, narratives are constructed to complete the picture, all be it fake…not unlike some of the ones on Facebook!


At Felixstowe library

Story telling and activities for children on sat 15th and 2 events for older chidlren and teens on Sunday. A workshop for adults and children


“Make a home for your book” Sat 2.30-4pm

Call them book rests, homes for books or tall stories. Create a collaged house for books to perch on, and an Art exhibition


Makedoandmend Picture Book Art Exhibition – Free entry

Described as a ‘latter day borrower’ Alison Stockmarr makes quirky characters, incorporating them into tales of recycling.


For adults at the library over the weekend we have 4 sessions for writers, a poetry reading and an author introducing his book about caring for a relative with dementia.


At Landguard Fort Felixstowe Sunday 16th June, 11am – 4pm

Flotsam and Jetsam: Drama, art, music and probably a few ghosts. An event for all the family.


All this plus the chance to eat the most delicious cakes and hear Sara Sheridan talk about our Festival read “Brighton Belle”at a Vintage Tea Party!


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