In just 30 minutes the Connolly Hall will play host to Steven Berkoff! There is still time to come down and get a ticket to watch him talk. It promises to be the highlight of the LitFest 2016 and is something you don't want to miss so come and join us. Tickets are available at the door. ... See MoreSee Less
Are you coming to see Berkoff at 5? (if not there are still tickets amiable at the door) why not head down now and grab yourself some pizza and prosecco form our beer and food tent. Or you could pick up your next summer read from our local book stall or the Waterstones stall. Then enjoy a nice cup of tea and slice of cake from our tea room upstairs all while admiring the local art on display. Today is your last chance to experience this amazing event! ... See MoreSee Less
Our Script to Screen panel is about to begin with big names: Graham Baker, Simon Bosanquet, Eugene Mcging, and Leon Butler. It promises to be an amazing session with film clips and discussion from the people who really know! ... See MoreSee Less
WE'RE BACK! The lit fest is back for day two with just as much packed in! At 2:30 we've got our Script to Screen panel with Graham Baker, Simon Bosanquet, Eugene Mcging, and Leon Butler which promises to be amazing! Then at 5 we have Steven Berkoff himself! Today promises to be an amazing day so pop down as tickets are available on the door- we also have a free art gallery, vintage tea room and beer tent with food and drink available- the perfect way to enjoy the weather today!! ... See MoreSee Less
IMPORTANT: Sunday 17th July. EVENT NOW STARTS AT 2:30pm ********************** Have you ever wondered how they put feature films together? Today, at 2:30pm, John us for a truly unique session gathering together four people from the world of film making.
Simon Bosanquet, producer on Chariots of Fire and other great films, talks to Graham Baker, Director of Alien Nation and Omen III, Eugene McGing, writer/director of The Unfolding, and Leon Butler, director of Idris Elba's forthcoming film One Hundred Streets.
This is followed at 5:00pm by Steven Berkoff who will be talking about his book 'Sod the Bitches', and Shakespeare's villains. Tickets are available in the door.
There are book stalls, a phenomenal art gallery, tea room, brilliant pizza (as the staff can attest) and the wonderful people of Ampthill Brewhouse are keeping the event supplied with beer and wine - ALL OF WHICH YOU DON'T NEED A TICKET TO ENJOY. Don't miss this unique afternoon. ... See MoreSee Less
IMPORTANT: Sunday 17th July. EVENT STARTS AT 2:30pm. **************** We apologise, but the Downhill panel and the TV session are no longer running because of panellist's commitments. The Feature film panel at 2:30pm and Steven Berkoff at 5:00pm are running AS BILLED and tickets are available.
Refund available for those who bought a full-price Sunday or weekend ticket. ... See MoreSee Less
Our British Crime Writers panel starts at 17:30 with four of the biggest names in crime fiction today: Mark Billingham, Chris Brookmyre, Hugh Fraser, and Martyn Waites it promises to be a brilliant session. Tickets are still on sale at the door for just £7. This is somethibg you don't want to miss! ... See MoreSee Less
Just half an hour until our next session- a talk for new writers about breaking into the industry with both publishers and authors. Starting at 2:30pm there are still tickets available at the door for only £7- a great way to spend the afternoon for any budding writers, or writers trying to establish themselves. ... See MoreSee Less
We've also got a wide array of food on offer with freshly cooked pizza amd delicious hog roast. All topped off with the ampthill brewhouse tent servicing local beer all day long. Pop along and grab a lunch in the sun before our sessions start this afternoon! ... See MoreSee Less
Board this lunchtime? Head down to Redborne to look at our free local art gallery and try some of our delicious cakes and treats! Or you can enjoy a cold beer in the sun with the local beer on offer. A great way to get out and enjoy the beautiful weather. ... See MoreSee Less
The Pitch to Publish workshop is split into small personal groups, with so much experience in one room our local writers are spoilt for choice! Publishers sharing their top tips and tricks on getting published and most importantly being a successful author. An amazing workshop for all taking part. ... See MoreSee Less
Our Ink it workshop is underway and with that LitFest has officially begun!! Come down any time today to experience our amazing guest speakers or take in our free local art gallery. With a tea room, beer tent and plenty of food available there is something for all the family! Come down and say hello today or tomorrow afternoon! ... See MoreSee Less