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12th January 2017

2017 Sevenoaks Literary Festival Dates Announced

Now in our fifteenth year, Sevenoaks Literary Festival 2017 will take place between 22nd September and October 6th. Speakers already confirmed include David Crystal, Patricia Lovett and more. We look forward to seeing you there…

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11th October 2016

2016 festival closes with surprise guest James Ivory

One of the world’s most revered film directors was the surprise guest at our festival on Friday. A sellout audience at a special screening of the classic film A Room with a View in Walthamstow Hall School was delighted when the film’s legendary director James Ivory appeared on stage to introduce it.

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10th September 2016

Tickets for our 2016 events selling fast!

Tickets are selling fast in the runup to our opening on Friday 23 September. But we still have tickets available at Sevenoaks Bookshop for most of our events with visiting writers in the beautiful Ship Theatre and at other Sevenoaks venues…

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2016 Programme Of Events

This year’s speakers included Sophie Hannah, Lemn Sissay, Juliet Nicolson, The Milton Consort, Edward Wilson-Lee, Anne Sebba, Janet Todd and many more.

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