Event Schedule – 27th May 2023

We can’t wait to see you all at the Festival! Here is a schedule of the day’s events. Please bear in mind some events will run simultaneously, so you will have to choose which one peaks your interest. See you there!

FOYER: 08:30 – 09:00


SQUARE ROOM: 09:00 – 11:45

How to Make a Living as an Author with Melissa Addey*

*Ticketed separately. Please visit our ticket page for more info.

TRIANGLE ROOM: 09:00 – 10:15

Idea Generation Techniques for Unique Storytelling with Annum Salman

TRIANGLE ROOM: 10:30 – 11:45

Writing for Performance Panel with Annum Salman and Louis Emmitt-Stern

SQUARE ROOM: 12:00 – 13:45

Lunch Time Open Mic

SQUARE ROOM: 14:00 – 15:15

Partners in Crime Writing in Conversation with Ellery Lloyd

ROUND ROOM: 13:30 – 15:00

To Do, or Not To Do: An Introduction to Interactive Storytelling with Leon Lynn*

*Spaces for this workshop are limited. Please reserve your space by emailing InteractiveStorytelling@outlook.com. Please note – your spot will be confirmed with an email.


HEADLINER EVENT – High Tea with Neel Mukherjee and Monica Ali

ROUND ROOM: 17:00 – 18:15

Paths to Publication Panel with Jane Hennigan, Melissa Addey and Margaret Buntrock

TRIANGLE ROOM: 17:00 – 18:15

Visual Writing Panel with Angela Szczepaniak, Leon Lynn and Jon Weinbren

SQUARE ROOM: 18:30 – 20:30

Potential Books Double Book Launch