A celebration of writing and books held beneath the Ivinghoe Beacon landmark in the beautiful Chilterns countryside. Established in 2013 as a half-day event, organisers it moved to for a full-day affair in 2014 and it has been growing stronger every year since.
BeaconLit's fifth one-day festival, in 2017, offers another exciting mix of author panels, live interviews, workshops and readings. An engaging offering with both experienced authors and new voices sharing the platform.
When? 8th July 2017
Where? Brookmead School High Street Ivinghoe Buckinghamshire LU79EX ,United Kingdom
Who? 2017 - Hugh Fraser (Poirot's Captain Hastings, now a thriller writer), romantic novelists Jean Fullerton, Christina Jones and Hywela Lyn, new voices Steph Broadribb, Harriet Cummings and Clare Swatman, publishing sensation Karen Sullivan, crime author Dave Sivers, author and uber-blogger Morgen Bailey, broadcaster Adina Campbell, Poet Deborah M Hodgetts, freelance writer Sandra Smith and more
Festival Director? The BeaconLIt Festival Committee
2016 - Amanda Jennings, Adina Campbell, Angela Clarke, Rachel Dove, Jeannie Waudby, Sandra Smith, Mark Niel, Alison Bruce, Fergus McNeill, Tracy Buchanan, Dave Sivers, Liz Harris, Emma Darwin
In 2015 - Eve Ainsworth, Vanora Bennett, Jane Casey, Toby Clements, Rowan Coleman, Elizabeth Fremantle, M R Hall, S J I Holliday, Julie Mayhew, William Ryan, Dave Sivers, Jules Wake and Laura Wilson.
In 2014 - Stephen Booth, Alison Bruce, Rowan Coleman, Hilary Freeman, Caroline Green, Jane Isaac, Anya Lipska, Dave Sivers, Teri Terry and more
2013 - S J Bolton, Alison Bruce, Elena Forbes. Romance panel: Kate Lace, Carole Matthews, Sue Moorcroft. Moderator for both panels: Dave Sivers. Workshop leader: Claire Steele
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