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Patrons: Stephen Fry and Sir Antony Gormley

Westacre Theatre LitFest 2018











We are delighted to confirm the overwhelming success of our FIRST EVER Literary Festival in 2018 and would like to thank all of the authors who contributed to a very informative, insightful and interesting season.

We do hope to see the return of the many kind and supportive audience members that contributed to the festival’s success.

We would also like to thank the LitFest Committee (Anne Bowen, Lynette Brinsdon, Claire Dunne and Joann Marchant) for their tireless efforts to create such a varied and exciting programme.

Special thanks too for our Festival Media Partner Lynn News for their generous contributions to our publicity.


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!

Creative Writing Workshops with Debra Edwards

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




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)