Penzance Literary Festival

Wed 27th June 2018
Penzance Literary FestivalPenzance Literary Festival

Relish one of west Cornwall’s cultural highlights courtesy of the Penzance Literary Festival, which takes place at an array of venues across the beautiful market town from 4th - 7th July and takes the intriguing theme, 'Taking Flight.'

Presenting an inviting mix of writing workshops, conversations, readings and performances, the schedule is packed with events set to inspire, educate and entertain everyone from budding wordsmiths to book and music lovers.

Explore Penzance’s literary landscape with a guided literary tour, unleash your inner creative with a writing workshop or open Mic night, and delve into the minds and workings of top name authors during readings and Q&A sessions with the likes of Sarah Winman, Rachel Joyce, Lydia Syson, Alan Hines, TM Logan, David Young, Peter Clark and Birte Hosken.

The Acorn Theatre will host much of the action, with live music, performance poetry and professional panels just some of the events that will be captivating audiences at the brilliant venue.

In short, immerse yourself into a wealth of genres from poetry to autobiography, short fiction to history by heading to Penzance’s celebrated LitFest for a day out with a truly inspirational difference.

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