It’s already looking like it’s going to be a busy weekend in Looe this weekend with the first ever Literary Festival, already there has been a packed audience for local writer Paul Greenwood, about all things nautical and marine.
A whole range of authors are speaking over the weekend along with a number of activity workshops taking place for both the young and young at heart. Explore the process that a writer takes when starting a story. Or let the children’s imagine run wild with ideas on writing poems and stories, you never know the next JK Rowling could be right on your door step.
With celebrity authors like Richard and Judy, Fern Britton and Sir Tim Smit it’s a great chance to hear their stories and see the inspiration behind there writing. Not forgetting of course the host of local writers and authors that will be sharing their insights into writing.
In the words of the organiser this will be a
‘A celebration of intellectual minds, thought, debate, literature, creativity and creatives. Cornish hospitality and a breath of fresh Cornish sea air. Looe has invited world renowned authors, poets and creative thinkers to give talks in our lovely town.’
For more information on workshops or tickets check out their website www.looeliteraryfestival.co.uk