Folkestone Book Festival 2017

The annual Folkestone Book Festival is back, and the programme is as packed as ever with writers, publishers, authors, actors and comedians all ready to discuss books and their place in the world. Taking place from Friday 17th November to Sunday 26th November, it features an impressive selection of talks, workshops and performances from localContinue reading “Folkestone Book Festival 2017”

Margate Bookie

Margate Bookie returns with its packed line up of authors, writers, publishers, illustrators and more all ready to talk about things book. This year the event goes beyond the page and onto the airwaves, and I’ll be podcasting the weekend’s events. I’m looking forward to chatting with local and international writers about, well everything. We’llContinue reading “Margate Bookie”

Pitch Festival

This summer sees the very first Pitch Festival grace the fields of Kent. Organised by the team behind the Paddlesworth Project, it’s three days of music, arts, workshops and spoken word that sees local and national artists alike come together to celebrate the power of creativity. I caught up with a busy and buzzing ‘FuzzyJez’ toContinue reading “Pitch Festival”

Writing Workshop – World Mental Health Day

I’ll be running a writing workshop with Ashford Speakup CIC where we’ll be crafting poems and prose for the Canterbury Christ Church University World Mental Health Day Writing Competition 2017. Come along to the Scout Hut on Forge Lane at 11amĀ on Tuesday 12th September and get stuck in! For more details see below. Canterbury ChristContinue reading “Writing Workshop – World Mental Health Day”