Eastbourne Book Festival


Saturday 11th November. 2pm to 6pm. Doors open at 1.45pm.

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Entry is free 

The Eastbourne Book Festival is coming to The Under Ground Theatre once again – a celebration of books and the written word in every creative and artistic sense.

The festival will feature many authors who will be reading, displaying and discussing their works.  Their books will be offered for sale (cash only).

 There are ample opportunities for businesses of all types to become involved as sponsors and advertisers, for this annual event.  There will be a main raffle prize and other prizes will be available to win.

There will be readings from books about crime, children’s readings, science fiction and fantasy, romance, Japan, India, etc.

A READINGS LIST IS ACCESSIBLE FROM LINKS ON THIS VERY PAGE.

Yet again, many authors will be attending – reading, displaying and discussing their works – with something for all ages – children, teenagers and adults.

This year’s book festival is in association with Eastbourne Centre library.

Readings will be taking place both in the theatre and in the library.

You can view and download the schedules for the Library and Theatre HERE

This year, there will be readings from children’s books and also instruction on editing for authors.

Their books will be on offer for sale – cash only purchases please. Cash point dispensers are available local to the venue.

There are ample opportunities for businesses of all types to become involved as sponsors and advertisers for this annual event.  Please contact the UGT should you wish to become involved.

There will also be a major raffle with a main and other prizes available to win.

Here’s some promo material for two of the Children’s authors:

Mousey Mousey and the Witches’ Spells –  soared to No. 1 in it’s Amazon category.  Four great stories about an adorable lady mouse.  This new edition contains an extra chapter telling how Mousey Mousey and her friends go on a day trip to the seaside which almost ends in disaster. It results in a thrilling cliff-top drama.

The Secret Potion is recommended by actress June Whitfield for Harry Potter fans.  Jody Richards, a bubbly 10-year-old girl with an unfortunate habit of saying the wrong thing at the wrong time, is desperate to find her missing brother James. Her vivid dreams take her to a mysterious land called Tamila, which is inhabited by magical wizards, both good and bad, mischievous pixies, nasty witches and goblins, and helpful fairies.

Saturday 11th November. 2pm to 6pm. Doors open at 1.45pm.

Entry is free

With regret, as the venue is below ground on split-level, there is no wheelchair access.

A Hearing Loop is available.

 

You can view and download the schedules for the Library and Theatre HERE