Marlborough LitFest 2019
Several hundred Year 8 students from St. John’s, St. Francis and Pewsey Vale School attended the Big School Read today, Thursday September 26 at St John’s Theatre on the Hill to learn more about the creative process of writing. Visiting author Geraldine McCaughrean told the students, “Books are a fire escape from a burning world.”
Exhibition at Marlborough’s LitFest raises awareness of the work of Save the Children in its centenary yearVisitors to the LitFest this weekend can enjoy an exhibition of work produced by Marlborough St Mary’s pupils on display in the Town Hall. The exhibition highlights the plight of refugees and the work of Save the Children.
Tenth Marlborough LitFest launched with dancing school children dressed as their favourite characters
Fifty-two schoolchildren from Marlborough St Mary's Primary School launched the 2019 Marlborough LitFest with some energetic choreographed dancing - to the delight of many passers by in the High Street.
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- Children's LitFest: million-selling children's author David Baddiel answers questions from a young fan
- Marlborough’s LitFest celebrates ten years with a special children’s competition
- Cressida Cowell - children's author, new Children's Laureate, old Marlburian - is coming to LitFest with her very new book
- How about a little dissection on Sunday? At LitFest's WHAT THE PAPERS SAY they'll be dissecting stories great & small, serious & silly - with live cartooning
- HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO NAPOLEON BONAPARTE! Author to present new view of France's onetime Emperor - & long time British bogeyman - at Marlborough LitFest
- From chocolat to strawberries - the rich world of Joanne Harris' best-selling stories
- Ian Rankin is coming to Marlborough LitFest: a firm fan of Messrs Rankin & Rebus explains their lasting appeal
- Marlborough LitFest 2019: Thursday's the day tickets go on sale
- Marlborough archaeologist's new book delves into a million years of our history - where does Marlborough fit in?
- It's arrived! Marlborough LitFest's 10th brochure is published - with a special cover by Chris Riddell
- Marlborough’s LitFest raises awareness of the work of Save the Children in its centenary year
- COMPETITION! win a free copy of Marlborough LitFest's Big Town Read: 'The Salt Path'
- LITFEST 2019: children's programme revealed - with wizards, naughtiness, magic, bears...Cressida Cowell, David Baddiel, Chris Riddell an' all
- Marlborough LitFest’s life affirming Big Town Read - author Raynor Winn on the couple’s coastal journey
- Marlborough LitFest 2019: announcing Joanne Harris, two Hiscox Debut Authors & the book for the Big Town Read
- Rankin, Duffy and Harris: three big name signings for LitFest 2019 - authors of three enticing books
- An impassioned plea for freedom & justice: Ben Okri to be Marlborough LitFest 2019’s Golding Speaker