A NEW festival in 2016 for story-lovers of all ages taking place in the glorious house and grounds of Chiddingstone Castle, in the National Trust Tudor village of Chiddingstone in West Kent.
When? May Bank Holiday weekend Sunday 30 April-Tuesday 2 May 2017
Where? Chiddingstone Castle, Chiddingstone, West Kent
Following the success of last year’s inaugural event at Chiddingstone Castle, the organise..
Chiddingstone Castle Literary Festival is a NEW festival for story-lovers of all ages; set to take p..
Twitter? @Chidd_Castle @Chiddlitfest
Facebook? Chiddingstone Castle
Established? Inaugural festival May 2016
Festival Director? Victoria Henderson
Past Festival Authors?
In 2016 - Antonia Fraser (right photo by Sue Greenhill), Antony Beevor, Janet Ellis, David Lough, Andrew Lownie, Adam Sisman, Ed Caesar, Mihir Bose, Erin Kelly, Juliet Nicholson, Imogen Lycett Green, Sandy Gall, Major Richard Streatfeild, Peter Hanington, Francis Beckett, Tom Hodgkinson, and for children: Children's Laureate Chris Riddell, Brian Moses, Christopher Lloyd, Philip Womack, Sally Gardner, Nicky Singer and Caroline Lawrence.
2016 Sponsors? Kent Community Foundation, IPRS Group, Lovereading4kids, Berry & Lambert Solicitors, Clutton’s Estate Agents, Audi of Tunbridge Wells, Roland Legg Property Consultants, Scoop Children’s Newspaper, The Idler and Chiddingstone Parish Council.