Session 1

  • 9.00 – 10.00
    • Heather Trefusis – Children’s event for under 8s at Ampthill Library

Session 2

  • 10.00 – 11.30
    • Children’s fiction workshop Polly Ho Yen 

  • 11.30-12.00
    • Writing Competition Awards Ceremony
      Prize giving ceremony with winners presented by Polly Ho Yen and Ruth Hogan

  • 12:00 – 12.30
    • Live music from Redborne musicians


Session 3

  • 12.30-13.30 
    • A panel discussion with Classic FM DJs Tim Lihoreau and  John Suchet  chaired by local musicologist Rob Baker.

Session 4

  • 14.00-14.45
    • Peter Law discusses ‘Matt Hunter’ (trilogy) and the public’s obsession with the macabre as featured in his latest release – the non-fiction book The Frighteners.

Session 5

  • 15.15-16.00
    • Sarfraz Manzoor  – A Career in Journalism

Session 6  

  • 16.30-17.30
    • Rowan Coleman and Ruth Hogan – interviewed by – Nancy (Secklow FM)


Session 7

  • 19.30 – 21.30
    • An audience with Joanne Harris with a #Storytime performance (band).


Latest Ampthill LitFest News

Julian Sedgwick - litfest veteran and gala day guest - released the final part of the 1920s Shanghai based trilogy in January. Will Ruby save Fei? You will have to read it to find out. Julian Sedgwick ... ExpandHide

For anyone who missed our session with Nancy Stevens on Secklow FM you can listen again on Tuesday at 8pm. Not long now until litfest day on 28th April - get your tickets everyone!! ... ExpandHide

Alan Parkinson - AuthorGood luck with this year's festival. We're almost ready for the Sunderland Creative Writing Festival in March. On the radio in the morning and the website and schedule hopefully going live this week. Hopefully both are a great success.

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