Category Archive: cwlitfest

Oct 18 2012

Chorleywood LitFest: John Sucet – November 18, 2012

Sunday 18th November – 7.30pm John Suchet at the Chorleywood Literary Festival Beethoven may have been one of the greatest artists who ever lived but he was still a man who had to live among fellow mortals, eat and drink, fall in love, pay his rent. His life’s dramas, conflicts, loves and losses, his epic …

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Oct 18 2012

Chorleywood LitFest: Jessica Fellowes – November 18, 2012

Sunday 18th November – 5.30pm Jessica Fellowes at the Chorleywood Literary Festival Jessica Fellowes talks about Chronicles of Downton Abbey, the official companion to all three series. Back to our televisions for series three, Downton Abbey is proving as addictive as ever. Set in 1920 a changing world has brought new challenges to the Crawley …

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Oct 18 2012

Chorleywood LitFest: Professor Jerry Brotton – November 18, 2012

Sunday 18th November – 12.30 Professor Jerry Brotton at the Chorleywood Literary Festival Jerry Brotton is the presenter of the acclaimed BBC4 series ‘Maps: Power, Plunder and Possession’. Throughout history maps have been fundamental in shaping our view of the world and our place in it. But, Jerry argues, world maps are unavoidably ideological and …

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Oct 18 2012

Children’s Storytime at the Chorleywood Literary Festival – November 18, 2012

Sunday 18th November – 10-12am Storytime for small children at the Chorleywood Literary Festival Come dressed as a King or Queen to hear our special Celebration stories in this Jubilee year. Chorleywood Memorial Hall, Common Road, Chorleywood, WD3 5NL TICKETS are on sale now from www.cwlitfest.org or by phone from 01923 283566  £3

Oct 18 2012

Creative Writing Workshop at the Chorleywood Literary Festival – November 18, 2012

Sunday 18th November – 10am – 5pm Creative Writing Workshop at the Chorleywood Literary Festival A day-long course with one of the most successful writers for television who has also published several very successful children’s books. He will be joined by Kris Doyle, Editor and Emma Bravo, Publicity Director, both of Picador who will reveal …

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Oct 17 2012

Chorleywood LitFest: Patrick Hennessey – November 17, 2012

Saturday 17th November – 12.30 Patrick Hennessey at the Chorleywood Literary Festival The stunning follow up to the Top Ten Bestseller and TV Book Club pick, the Junior Officers’ Reading Club. When he returned home from Afghanistan, serving with the Grenadier Guards, Patrick left behind him friendships forged in the heat of the moment between …

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Oct 17 2012

Chorleywood LitFest: Nicholas Owen – November 17, 2012

Saturday 17th November – 5pm Nicholas Owen at the Chorleywood Literary Festival What is it really like to front a TV programme when everything is going wrong? Or to interview a Prime Minister? Or to cross swords with irate business tycoons or senior Royals? Nicholas Owen can tell you. In this memoir he takes us …

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Oct 17 2012

Chorleywood LitFest: Gerry Hanson – November 17, 2012

Saturday 17th November – 3pm Gerry Hanson at the Chorleywood Literary Festival This lovingly compiled ode to England is an eclectic anthology of poetry, prose and song with contributions as varied as Dickens, Shakespeare and Churchill alongside articles and satire from personalities like Paxman, Alan Coren and John Mortimer, Bill Bryson’s joyful love-letter to Marmite, …

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Oct 16 2012

Chorleywood LitFest: Nick Robinson – November 16, 2012

Friday 16th November – 7.30pm Nick Robinson at the Chorleywood Literary Festival Nick Robinson, the BBC’s Chief Political Editor is a familiar figure standing outside ‘No. 10’ to tell us what has happened that day. Our perception of politics and politicians is shaped by the media. At a time of unprecedented scrutiny of journalistic practices, …

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Oct 15 2012

Chorleywood LitFest: Three Rising Stars – November 15, 2012

Thursday 15th November – 7.30pm New authors at the Chorleywood Literary Festival We have carefully selected three new authors of paperbacks, whose work we think is particularly outstanding and worthy of your attention. On this evening we will showcase their work by asking each to tell us about the books they have written so far …

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