We are thrilled to host our first ever literary festival across a special 2018 Summer of Literature!

Throughout the season, we are offering a series of inspiring, intriguing and informative opportunities to meet with a range of acclaimed authors over afternoon tea or canapés and a cocktail. We are also providing workshops for budding young writers (aged 5 to 12) at no cost.

Below is a list of all our LitFest 2018 events with links to their page, where you can find more information and a button to book your tickets:


Friday 18th May – evening

Peter Wilson presents T.S. Eliot’s Four Quartets

Peter Wilson presents T.S. Eliot’s Burnt NortonEast CokerThe Dry Salvages and Little Gidding.

7.00pm. Tickets £15 (including canapes and glass of fizz)



Saturday 19th May – evening

Meet the Author: Sophie Hannah

Join internationally best-selling author Sophie Hannah for insight into true detective fiction.

7.00pm. Tickets £15 (including canapes and glass of fizz)



Sunday 20th May – afternoon

Meet the Author: Dame Stella Rimington

Dame Stella Rimington shares intriguing tales of her time with MI5.

3.00pm. Tickets £15 (including afternoon tea)



Saturday 23rd June – Creative Workshops for Young People

Workshops FREE! Pre-booking essential!
Please call Box Office (01760 755800) to reserve a place.

Creative Writing Workshops with Debra Edwards

‘Wanted!’ at 10.00am and 11.30am 
‘Storybook Villains’ at 1.30pm




Life of a Leaf with Andrew Bickerton

Create your very own concertina book with children’s writer Andrew Bickerton.
(age: 5-8 years)




Saturday 23rd June – evening

Three’s Company presents Brecks to Broads, a Literary Tour of Norfolk

Join us for a literary journey travelling the length and breadth of Norfolk.

7.00pm. Tickets £10



Sunday 24th June – afternoon

Meet the Authors: Charlotte Paton and Will Stebbings

Join writers Charlotte and Will for an afternoon brimming with Norfolk flavour.

Sunday 24 June, 2.30pm. Tickets £15 (including afternoon tea)



Saturday 1st September – evening

Please note the change of date from that advertised in the season brochure

Meet the Author: Elly Griffiths

Elly Griffiths shares the inspiration behind the success of her Ruth Galloway novels.

7.00pm. Tickets £15 (including canapés and a glass of fizz)




Sunday 2nd September – afternoon

Meet the Author: Elizabeth Haynes

Elizabeth Haynes talks about how a career in the police force inspired her best-selling books.

3.00pm. Tickets £15 (including afternoon tea)



Saturday 8th September – evening

Meet the Author: Jenny Boyd

Jenny Boyd shares stories of her time in the swinging sixties with the most famous rock stars on the planet.

7.00pm. Tickets £15 (including canapes and glass of fizz)




If you would prefer to speak to someone to book tickets, please call the Box Office on 01760 755800 and we will be more than happy to help manage your booking. For workshop places, phoning is essential – but remember, places are limited!


We would like to thank both the LitFest Committee for their efforts to create such a varied and interesting programme this year and our Festival Media Partner Lynn News for their contributions.

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