Category Literary Festivals & Tours

The Seven Book Workshops At England

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The book emphasises on the 7 best literary festivals at Glastonbury, a small town in England.
The first event is at Opera Holland Park commencing on 18th May, at London, titled “Words in the Park Festival”. This event stars PD James, Alain de Botton and Andrew Marr with politicians and journalists of different fields. The event comprises the talk delivered by Gavin Pretor-Pinney, the renowned author of the fantastic all time best seller The Cloudspotter’s Guide scheduled on Saturday, 19th May thereafter the accommodation at the at the nearby Royal Garden Hotel in Kensington, a place of blended luxury and style at special rates if quoted ‘’Ways with Words’’. Another special programme arranged and led by Sandi Toksvig and John McCarthy, or P D James chatting with his old mate Penelope.

Secondly, the Hay Festival, Hay-on-Wye, at Wales starting on 31 May through 10th June. The ‘Woodstock of the mind’ celebrates its 25th anniversary this year, where the delegates Simon Callow and Hilary Mantel join the show. The show has some comedy programs casting on 1st of June. An eco-friendly arrangement for stay at Brecon bolthole Fronlas, which is an hour’s drive from the fest. Moving to the third, the Stoke Newington Literary Festival, the three-day fest which delights the youth. The world famous librarian hosts the event, sidelining the music writers James Brown and Pat Long playing their lyrics. Luxury rooms at The Rose & Crown on Stoke Newington’s Church Street give the best possible stay for the invitees.

The fourth event is the Latitude, conducted at the Henham Park, Suffolk from 12-15 July. This is meant for Poets from the corners of the city. The highlight of the event is a stylist at the nearby salon. You will also be loved at the dwelling arranged at Sutherland House, a building of the 14th century. The next event is the Port Eliot Festival, at Cornwall from 19-22 July. India Knight and Kate Summerscale are the high spots of this show where designers of Britain join hands together with deliberate accessories and clothes.

Next fest would be for the fiction and crime lovers, which is the Theakston’s Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival,at Harrogate from 19-22 July. Interaction with professional publishers late night, puzzles and stage shows are its significant features. The final one is the Voewood Festival, at Norfolk from 24-27 August. The salient features include ghost stories, theatre and the historic house gardens.

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The 9 Destinations For Literary Trials

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A literary tour to Britain lure writers to a great extends. Most of the authors of all times are the native of Britain and Scotland. If your journey ends up at such Literature lands, it would inspire you to learn, write and live the life of renowned authors. The peak 9 travel destination at England is reviewed and discussed.

First and foremost is the JK Rowling in Edinburgh, believed to be the birthplace of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, now maintained as a cafeteria. The J.K. Rowling Suite at the Balmoral Hotel has her writing materials preserved for the travellers, and it also gives an opportunity for the tourists to stay for a day there, but there would be a long queue at the waiting list for the fans.

Another famous place is the castle of Agatha Christie, the princess of fiction. In her fond remembrance, the local art folks conduct talks, banquets, classical makeovers and parades to entertain the guests. The creator of Olivertwist, the Charles Dickens hometown at Portsmouth is another choice for the literary tours. The writers are inspired by his birthplace and other houses where he shared his life with his creativity.

Jane Austen, the well-known and well-read authors among English people, lived in the Georgian City but was actually happy at her brother’s Chawton Cottage in London, which is now open to the public. The world witnessed a number of authors taken their birthplace at the Oxford Campus. Most of our famous English literature names are the alumni of Oxford’s writing desk. William Shakespeare, the eminent dramatist and the poet, lived at the Stratford-upon-Avon, where the fans could visit his birthplace, mother’s house, daughter’s home and also his wife’s famous cottage, Anne Hathaway’s cottage altogether.

Daphne Du Maurier, the melancholic novelist of Britain, lived in Fowey which is one of the famous writer’s happiest spot to nurture the creator of ‘Jamaica’ and ‘Rebecca’. The romantic poet William Wordsworth also has his origin in Dove Cottage in Grasmere, where he enjoys the solitude among the fields of golden daffodils. The cottage is the scenic spot now enjoyed by millions through guided tours to the cottage and the sidelined museum which restores his archives. The known Bronte sisters, Charlotte, Emily and Anne, along with their family lived in the Yorkshire West Ridings village of Haworth. This is now the romantic spot, opened to the people that eventually revamp the writers’ creativity.

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