Literary Attractions a Holiday Draw for Brits

Tweet To mark the 20th anniversary of World Book Day on 2nd March, 2017, new research from VisitEngland shows that more than half of British holidaymakers would visit a literary attraction on holiday in England. Findings also show that one … Continue reading →

31st Tennessee Williams /New Orleans Literary Festival:

Tweet“Time is the longest distance between two places.” – Tennessee Williams The 2017 program includes master classes; scholarly and entertaining discussions among distinguished panelists; celebrity interviews; theater, food and music events; a scholars conference; breakfast book club; French Quarter literary … Continue reading →

The Hardy Way walking tour, Dorset/Wiltshire

Tweet1 April – 31 October 2017 Inntravel’s new walking tour, The Hardy Way, follows the footsteps of Thomas Hardy characters along Britain’s first literature-themed long-distance path. Inntravel collaborated with Margaret Marande, author of The Hardy Way – A 19th-century Pilgrimage, … Continue reading →

LATAM Airlines “VAMOS LATAM” Blogger Competition

Tweet LATAM Airlines, the leading airline in Latin America which flies to over 115 destinations in the Latin American region and operates 1,500 daily flights in seven countries, has re-launched its blogger competition – previously known as “Looking for Explorers” … Continue reading →

Celebrate Guernsey’s annual Literary Festival from £184

TweetCELEBRATE GUERNSEY’S ANNUAL LITERARY FESTIVAL FROM £184 Leading tour operator Channel Islands Direct offers special offers to cultural annual event  Follow in the footsteps of some of the most celebrated authors of the 19th Century at this year’s Guernsey Literary … Continue reading →

UK – “Year of the Literary Heroes” with Rail Europe

TweetCalling all literary aficionados! 2017 has been dubbed the “Year of the Literary Heroes,” where all throughout England, festivals will celebrate famous pieces of literature and the literary geniuses who created them. Celebrating the continued success of these literary masterpieces … Continue reading →

125th anniversary of the first Sherlock Holmes short story

TweetThe Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Scottish author and physician, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, was published in 1892. Now a popular TV series, London is almost a character in itself in the Sherlock stories and it’s hard to imagine the … Continue reading →

Penzance to Host Cornish Language Festival, the Kernewek Festival

Tweet The 9-day festival bonanza created to celebrate the uniqueness of Cornish language, culture and heritage will take place at The Acorn Theatre in Penzance, the arts and entertainment heart of the city. Organised by Cornish Quest, a small charity … Continue reading →

Gripping Yarns for Storyfest at the Eden Project This February Half-Term

Tweet The wonderful world of children’s books will be celebrated at the Eden Project with StoryFest this February half-term (February 11 to 19). The whole family can enjoy daily shows from the Imagination Seekers, a mischievous and inventive theatrical experience … Continue reading →

Athens UNESCO World Book Capital for 2018

TweetGreece’s capital city has been named the UNESCO ‘World Book Capital’ for 2018. Athens was chosen because of its proposed activities in support of the entire book industry including meetings with writers, translators and illustrators, concerts, thematic exhibitions, poetry readings … Continue reading →