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Shute festival of Literature and Landscape 29-30th October

Submitted by on 23/10/2016 – 5:54 pmNo Comment

29-30th October at St Michael’s Church Shute and Shute Primary School     www.shutefest.org.uk       A weekend of talks ,discussions film-screenings and workshops led by best-selling authors (many of whom are local)including: Laurence Anholt ( whose new novel The Hypontist is just out) ,Sir Ghillean Prance(explorer of the Amazon and ex director of Kew Gardens), Hilary Bradt ( founder , Bradt Travel Guides, author of new book on Devon), Greta Stoddart ( award-winning poet). Paddy Magrane (crime novelist), Jason Webster (crime novelist and expert on Spanish history), Robert Twigger ( travel writer, new book on the Himalayas), Diana Darke ( travel writer on life in Syria), Andrew Lownie ( biographer of Russian spy Guy Burgess ” Stalin’s Englishman”)> Bijan Omrani ( historian of Afghanistan).

There are also activities for Children, bush -craft , forest walks, documentary-making classes and creative writing classes. For full details see above web site, tickets available Hurfords stores Kilmington, and Archway bookshop Axminster, a weekend not to be missed