The programme for BeaconLit 2019 – Ivinghoe’s very own literary festival, in its seventh year – promises another star studded lineup with something for everyone interested in books and writing. It takes place on 13 July in Brookmead School and featured authoris include: author, journalist, presenter, interviewer an creative writing tutor Jane Wenham-Jones; best selling crime novelist Leigh Russell; and author, translator and cofounder of the Icelandic Noir festival Quentin Bates.
Other participants include: exciting new talents West Camel, Noelle Holton and Fina Vigo Marshall; author, freelance editor, writing tutor columnist and blogger Morgen Bailey; BBC TV correspondent and presenter Adina Campbell; and crime writers Alison Bruce, A B Morgan and Dave Sivers. The results of the BeaconFlash flash fiction competition will be announced. As well as a great programme of author panels, live interviews and workshops, BeaconLit also offers pre-bookable packed lunches, goodie bags for all-day attendees and giveaway draws.
Full day passes went on sale on 31 March at the early bird price of just £21, which is available until 30 April. From 1 May, the price rises to £26.50 and half day passes will also go on sale.
You can reserve your places online at www.beaconlit.co.uk or at Beacon Villages Community Library.