Dr Patricia Fara
Science Lab, The Deepings School at 7.30pm
Dr Patricia Fara presents “A Lab Of One’s Own – Science and Suffrage in the First World War.” This fascinating talk reveals the untold lives of female scientists, doctors and engineers who helped to win the war.
Mimi Anderson is an endurance athlete and one of the world’s most inspirational distance runners. She found her love of running at the age of 36 and took on the Marathon des Sables in 2001 a race billed as “the toughest footrace on earth”.
Louise Jensen in conversation with Darren O’Sullivan
The Stage at 10.30am
Louise Jensen has sold over a million copies of her Global No.1 psychological thrillers The Sister, The Gift, The Surrogate and The Date. Louise was nominated for the Goodreads Debut Author of 2016 Award.
Susie Boyt is the author of Love & Fame, together with five other acclaimed novels and the much-loved memoir My Judy Garland Life which was shortlisted for the PEN Ackerley Prize, staged at the Nottingham Playhouse and serialised on BBC Radio 4.
Lucien Youngis the author of Alice in Brexitland, Trump’s Christmas Carol and The Secret Diary of Jeremy Corbyn, all with Ebury Press, and has written for TV programmes such as BBC Three’s Siblings and Murder in Successville.
Black Tie Gala Dinner
The Deepings School at 7.30pm
One of the Deepings Literary Festival’s highlights, diners will enjoy great food and great company with celebrity speaker John Sergeant, providing tales from his successful career as an author and journalist.
Nick Tearle (Fenland Artist)
The Granary at 2.30pm
The inspiration for oil painter Nick Tearle lies in the agricultural landscape in which he lives and works, the Fens. Nick paints his original works either literally ‘in the field’ or from his own photographic source material in his home studio.
Simon Scarrow is a Sunday Times No. 1 bestselling author. His many successful books include his Eagles of the Empire novels featuring Roman soldiers Macro and the No. 1 Sunday Times bestseller The Fields Of Death.