Comedy Night

Rob Barratt 9th March

Why not join us on Friday 9th March to see one of the best comedian, poet, humorists and Singers Dudley born Rob Barratt who will be appearing at Wilnecote Parish Hall as part of the Tamworth Literary Festival week

Tickets for the evening are £7.00 or £10.00 with a Fish and Chip supper included (Vegetarian Option Available)

Start Time

Door open at 7:00pm for a 7:30pm start

Tickets

Tel: 07562 653565 or 07913 686 295

Email: tamlitfest@gmail.com

Book online at Eventbrite for the Fish and Chip supper option

Please check our Facebook page for regular updates

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Family Fun Day

Family Fun 10th March

Join us for the final day of the Tamworth Literary Festival week where we will be hosting Family Fun at Tamworth Library for free drop in storytelling sessions  sessions for ages 7 and under.

There will also be creative writing for ages 3 to 8 years old

09:00am to 4:00pm Book Character Treasure Hunt

11:00am 12:00 Noon Karen Argent from The Letterpress Project

1:00pm Lindsey Bailey will be reading from her book “The Cape of Courage.”

This event is totally FREE so please book your place at the Library Desk

Storytelling Night

Storytelling Night 6th March

Why not join us at the Market Vaults on Tuesday 6th March for our free Storytelling Night as part of the Tamworth Literary Festival Week.

There will be a vast range of storytellers from far and wide attending this event to read extracts from their work, for further information please check our Facebook page for regular updates.

Free Poetry Night

 

Poetry Night March 5th

Why not join us at Bole Hall Manor for the Tamworth Literary Festivals Free Poetry Night as part of our 2018 Literary Festival, this is an open mic event for any Poet from the complete Novice to Experienced Poets.

The event will be compared by Mal Dewhirst Staffordshire’s Original Poet Laureate

To book your free place please visit Eventbrite

Please visit our Facebook page for more details

Free Open Day Event

 

Free Open Day 3rd March

Why not join us on Saturday 3rd March 2018 for our Free Festival Open Day event as part of the Tamworth Literary Festival Week.  Come and meet the Authors and browse round Papercraft while being entertained by Rachel Mayfield singer and artist.

For further details and up to the minute news of this event why not visit our Facebook page

Crime and Thriller Author Panel

Crime Panel 2018Are you interested in Crime and Thriller books? Why not come along and join some of the leading authors in Crime and Thriller books as they give interviews about themselves and the work they have published and answer any questions you may have regarding this genre of writing.

Featuring the following Authors: A.A. Abbott, Darren Young and Rob Sinclair, with presenter/film maker Jayne Harris & chaired by ex-policeman Gary Hyde.

The Crime and Thriller Author Panel will be held at The Glebe Inn, Lower Gungate. Tamworth B79 7AT on Thursday 8th March 2018. Doors will be open at 7:00pm for a 7:30pm Start. Tickets cost £6.00 per person

For details on how to book for this event please visit Eventbrite or read the following Crime and Thriller panel Leaflet for full details

The event is part of our 2018 Literary Festival (2nd-10th March). Please note, all events are subject to change. Check our social media for updates: Facebook

Romance and Womens Fiction

Romance Panel 2018

Why not come along for this fantastic event being hosted by some of the country’s finest authors of romance and women’s fiction joining us for the Tamworth Literary Festival 2018.

Featuring the following Authors: Christie Barlow, Phillipa Ashley, Erin Green, Dawn Bolton and Rachel Crowther.  The event will be chaired by Sue Miller, editor of Mama Life Magazine. Event includes a panel discussion & Q&A session. Refreshments available.

The Romance and Womens Fiction Authors Panel will be held at St George’s Chapel, St Editha’s Church, Tamworth on Wednesday 7th March 2018 with doors opening at 7:00pm for a 7:30pm start. Tickets cost £6.00 per person

For details on how to book for this event please visit Eventbrite or read the following Romance and Womens Fiction Leaflet for full details.

The event is part of our 2018 Literary Festival (2nd-10th March). Please note, all events are subject to change. Check our social media for updates: Facebook

Aethelflaed & the origins of Stafford

The Origins of Stafford

Why Not Join us for the start of the Tamworth Literary Festival 2018 with a look at Aethelflaed and the origins of Stafford which will be presented by Martin Carver, Professor Emeritus of the Department of Archaeology.

This is sure to be a very memorable event and there will be refreshments available on the evening.

The presentation will be on Friday 2nd March 2018 at St Editha’s Church, Church Street, Tamworth and doors will open at 7:00pm for a 7:30pm start. Tickets cost £7.50 per person.

For more details of how to book for this event please visit Eventbrite or read the following Martin Carver flyer for full details details

The event is part of our 2018 Literary Festival (2nd-10th March). Please note, all events are subject to change. Check our social media for updates: Facebook

 

Writing Competition 2017/18

 

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The writing competition for 2017/18 is now underway and we are looking for entries from all age groups, you do not  have to be an experienced at writing stories or poems as we are looking for unpublished stories.

So why not have a go and enter our fabulous competition with some fantastic prizes on offer to help aspire you to write a completely brand new story or poem. Please see the following link for full prize list and entry details. TamLitFest Writing competition

December Events

Tamworth Town Hall

Sir Robert Peel themed evening – joint event with the Peel Society. Details tbc.

5st December at Tamworth Town Hall.  Ticket price and start time tbc