Events

bold books logoBold Strokes Books Festival UK – June 3rd-4th

The 8th Annual Bold Strokes Book Festival will be held June 3rd-4th, 2017 at the Waterstones book store, Nottingham. Join a whole host of BSB UK (and often not so UK!) authors for a weekend of chats, readings, signings, quizzes, free food, and related daftness. The weekend is free to attend and includes a BBQ on the Sunday.

For more details keep an eye on the above link.

LFest – July 21-24th

This year’s LFest will be held at Prestwold Hall Estate, Loughborough, Leicestershire. There’s no real word on attending authors as yet, but the official site should be revealing all in the not too distant future…

Diva Literary Festival November 4-5th

diva_lit_festThe inaugural DIVA Literary Festival is taking place in November. A weekend full of book readings, writing workshops, panel discussions, poetry readings and more, focusing on lesbian writers from across the globe. Our programme aims to reflect the diversity of the LGBT community providing a platform for the voices and experiences of queer people.
Authors signed to attend so far: Kiki Archer, Val McDermid, Clare Ashton, Rebecca Chance, VG Lee, V A Fearon and Jacquie Lawrence.

 

 

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8 Responses to “Events”

  1. Alison Ritchie February 3, 2014 at 8:38 pm #

    Are there any plans for Lesfic events in Scotland?

    • Cari Hunter February 4, 2014 at 9:40 am #

      None that I’ve spotted so far, Alison, but I will keep my eye out for festivities north of the border and try to keep you up to speed.

  2. Alison February 4, 2014 at 11:39 am #

    Thanks for reply. It appears we get forgotten up here! Perhaps something to coincide with Book festival in August. It would be nice to meet and greet Some of you. Will be ever hopeful.

    Alison

  3. VG Lee March 27, 2015 at 4:29 pm #

    Re. lesbian authors appearing in Scotland – the Aye Write Festival, Glasgow in April will have Karen Campbell, Jackie Kay, Kerry Hudson and myself – all appearing at several lgbt events. There is a Polari event at 7.30pm on 23rd April with myself & Jackie Kay + Patrick Gale and others. X

    • Clare Ashton March 27, 2015 at 9:07 pm #

      Cheers VG. I’ll add those to the news as well 🙂

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