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Halesworth Bookshop, Emma Shercliff - Laxfield Literary Associates and The Laxfield Low House have teamed up again for their third One Day FREE Literary Festival.

Sunday 2nd July from 11am - 6pm

 Do Come and Join Us



All author events followed by signings outside

Pavilion - Halesworth Pop-up shop


11.00 – 12.00
Agent speed dating – with Emma Shercliff, Laxfield Literary Associates & Charlotte Seymour, Johnson & Alcock. Come and pitch your book to a literary agent!

12.00 – 13.00
Kate Sawyer & Polly Crosby – in conversation with Phoebe Morgan
This Family / Vita & The Birds

13.30 – 14.30
Patrick Barkham in conversation with Richard Hawking
The Swimmer: The Wild Life of Roger Deakin

15.00 – 16.00
Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀ & Emmanuel Iduma – in conversation with Emma Shercliff
A Spell of Good Things / I Am Still With You

16.30 – 17.30
Blake Morrison – in conversation with Paddy O’Connell
Two Sisters

** 6pm close **


Children’s activities to run from 12 noon in the children's tent.

Award Winning Author/Illustrator Paula White with her debut children's picture book

'The Baker by the Sea' at 12pm.


Laura - Moonbow Face Painting from 1pm - 3pm.


Annaliese Avery will be talking about, reading and possibly working with 

young people on 'How to write' at 3pm.

'The Nightsilver Trilogy' (aimed at 7-14years) 

YA novel 'The Immortal Games' (aimed at 12-16years). 


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