ED: NOT SURE IF THIS EVENT IS STILL HAPPENING?
What? A series of literary events that runs each year throughout the month of September. The Festival is hosted in a variety of venues around the Borough, including the BAC theatre on Lavender Hill and the famous, Battersea Power Station. Organised by the Clapham Junction Town Centre Partnership (Wandsworth Borough Council) and Waterstones, the SW11 Literary Festival is a highlight of the year in Battersea.
Meet well known authors and discover new ones, at book signings and readings all over SW11. Visitors are invited to attend workshops, to sharpen their own writing talent, there are children's author events, foodie events, poetry, plus a popular literary quiz and a recipe competition.
Who? 2009 - Alan Titchmarsh, Melvyn Bragg , Alan Davies, Chris Patten, Mark Thomas, John Boyne, Robyn Young, Peter Robinson, Sophie Hannah, Dreda Say Mitchell, Alex Wheatle, Justine Hardy, Miranda Carter, Kate Williams
Tickets? To buy tickets for these events, visit Waterstones on St John's Road (Battersea) or pick up a Program of Events and fill in the form attached. Please note - all events last year were hugely over-subscribed, so do get your tickets early to avoid disappointment! Tickets will go on sale in August 09
Festival Website: Further details will be available on: www.Clapham-Junction.com or from the Waterstones store on St John's Road in Battersea (if happening in 2011)
A video taster of some of the authors appearing
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