Festival Archive: 2017

The first ever Deepings Literary Festival was run over three days at the end of April, with a stellar cast of writers, storytellers and folk singers.

Among the speakers at the 2017 festival was Alison Weir, Erica James and Louise Doughty. The star event was a black tie gala dinner with Gyles Brandreth.

Friday 28 April: Alison Bruce

Friday 28 April: Literally …. Pennyless

Friday 28 April: An afternoon conversation and workshop with Louise Doughty

Saturday 29 April: Karen Maitland ‘Poison, Pottage and Plague’

Saturday 29 April: Martin Davies, The Bewildering Business of Book Covers

Saturday 29 April: Chris Vine author of books for children who love trains and engines (and their parents!)

Saturday 29 April: Lunch with Erica James

Saturday 29 April: Meet Gill Blanchard

Saturday 29 April: A family audience with The Travelling Talesman

Saturday 29 April: Lynn Knight, Telling Social History through Family Stories

Saturday 29 April: Alison Weir with Musick Rediscover’d

Saturday 29 April: An Evening with Gyles Brandreth

Sunday 30 April: Tour and Tea at John Clare Cottage, plus Pennyless

Sunday 30 April: Stuart Henson and Sheepish Grin

Sunday 30 April: Art Stars children’s workshops

Sunday 30 April: Lincolnshire Letters Aloud

Monday 1 May: Traditional Maypole dancing

Monday 1 May: Ministry of Dance

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