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Twitter account for the Bridport Literary Festival, now in its 14th year. 📚Tweet us!
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BridLit2018 Sep 21
Check out the BridLit Kids events on 3rd Nov and 10th Nov. Some have limited places so please make sure you book your tickets here:
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The Glass Aisle Sep 17
We had a glorious time tonight recording autumnal poems & songs for on Tune in this Sun 23, 4.30pm 🍏
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BridLit2018 Sep 20
The Glass Aisle 11 Nov, great reviews: 'In this virtuoso new collection, Paul Henry, poacher-like, tracks the journeys of the heart through landscape, love and loss. He takes his place as one of the most important Welsh poets now writing.' Carol Ann Duffy
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BridLit2018 Sep 20
We have Simon Worrall with us on 8 Nov, discussing his new book, The Very White of Love. A journalist/author, he has written for NatGeo, GQ, The London Times, Guardian, The New Yorker, Conde Nast Traveler. Dont miss out Tcks here:
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BridLit2018 Sep 19
Fancy a lovely lunch and some great poetry and music, then Join us on the 11th Nov. We are looking forward to listening to Paul Henry and Brian Briggs at Sladers yard. Listen here: Tickets here:
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BridLit2018 Sep 18
Dont miss out on Christopher Nicholson's AMONG THE SUMMER SNOWS, organised around a series of walks to the great snow-beds that survive each summer in the Scottish mountains. Longlisted for the 2018 Highland Book Prize. 6th Nov tcks here:
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BridLit2018 Sep 18
Will be a great event, can't wait!
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BridLit2018 Sep 18
Have you heard about Matthew Sturgis’ upcoming talk at this year’s festival? Read all about his biography of Oscar Wilde in our newest blog post!
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BridLit2018 Sep 17
We are excited to announce that on Sat 10th Nov that Mark Cocker will be joining us to talk about his book OUR PLACE, Can We Save Britain’s Wildlife Before It Is Too Late. Tcks here: more info here:
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BridLit2018 Sep 17
Great article in the Femail on Sunday about Simon's Worralls New book The Very White of Love. He will be with us talking about his experience on 8th Nov Get your tickets quick:
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BridLit2018 Sep 17
This looks fascinating - The Catalogue of Shipwrecked Books, Young Columbus & the Quest for a Universal Library tells the story of Christopher Columbus’ son Hernando. Get tcks for this illustrated talk 9th Nov:
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BridLit2018 Sep 16
The 14th Bridport Literary Festival runs from the 4th to 11th Nov. We hope the programme for 2018 is intriguing & illuminating, with an eclectic mix of writers on a variety of subjects. Come and join us to be engaged & entertained.
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BridLit2018 Sep 16
On 9th Nov we host James Holland author of BIG WEEK The Biggest Air Battle of WWI. A Narrative history of what happened, with a enthralling illustrated talk to amaze and excite. Cme get your tcks here: 'James Holland is a master' BBC History
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BridLit2018 Sep 15
Matthew’s wealth of knowledge is eye-opening and reverential – do yourself a favour and don’t miss this event! New Blog Post Tickets info in article...
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BridLit2018 Sep 14
Simon is joining us on the 8th Nov- learn more about his book here. New Paperback Cover – Hot Off The Presses!
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BridLit2018 Sep 13
Thursday 8th Nov, we have Simon Worrall with us, discussing his "The Very White of Love" this is a powerful story of love and war based on the author’s heart-wrenching family history. ‘A love story told in exquisitely poetic letters’ DAILY MAIL Tcks here:
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BridLit2018 Sep 13
A West Country trilogy - Prize-winning author, Tim Pears has achieved an extraordinary feat of story-telling with his 3 novels which make up the West Country Trilogy. Come and see him in Bridport on the 7th Nov. Tickets:
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BridLit2018 Sep 12
Come & get your tickets for this lovely event Annie Freud, Gill Barr and Elaine Beckett- Three prize-winning authors host this lively, interactive evening. The relaxed atmosphere of the popular Soulshine Café is ideal for sharing ideas Tcks:
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BridLit2018 Sep 10
On Tue 6 Nov we welcome James Bloodworth, Hired - 6 months undercover in Low-Wage Britain. Listen to how he cracked open Britain's divisions. 'Potent, disturbing and revelatory' Evening Standard tickets:
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BridLit2018 Sep 10
The Writing in the Stone - Dr. Irving Finkel, a spellbinding storyteller & familiar figure in academic circles. This book is a gripping horror set in Nineveh, capital of ancient Assyria it is sure to captivate and intrigue. At the festival 6 Nov tcks:
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