28th May - 17th June

The Lost Words Nature Trail – Liznojan Books

Explore local nature and wildlife!

Follow a family friendly trail based on the Hay Festival Book of the Year and publishing phenomenon The Lost Words by Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris.

Can you find the lost words?

Guides £4 from Liznojan

Wednesday 13th June, 7pm

Mark Billingham & Belinda Bauer

Join bestselling authors and Theakston’s Old Peculiar Crime Book of the Year winnder Mark and Belinda in conversation about their latest books The Killing Habit and Snap.

Belinda’s novel Snap is set in Tiverton!

Tickets £7.50

Thursday 14th June, 2pm

Jane Corry Writing Workshop – Tiverton Library

How to write a thriller in 10 steps.

Workshop with Sunday Times bestseller Jane Corry! Jane has been a tutor in creative writing at Oxford University and is a regular writer for The Daily Telegraph.

Tickets £20

Thursday 14th June, time to be confirmed

Jules Hudson – Kinghtshayes

Book signing with Escape to the Country presenter and archaeologist Jules Hudson.

His new book is a fascinating voyage of discovery around some of Britain’s most beautiful walled kitchen gardens.

Free entry

Thursday 14th June, 12pm

Vanessa de Haan – Liznojan Bookshop

Book signing with historical fiction writer and journalist Vanessa de Haan.
Her debut novel The Restless Sea tells the story of the turbulent years of the
Second World War both at sea and at home.

Free Entry

Thursday 14th June, 7pm

Miriam Darlington & Stephen Moss – The Oak Room

An evening to delight nature and bird lovers. Dr. Miriam Darlington is joined by writer and broadcaster Stephen Moss. Miriam’s latest book was R4 book of the week, and Stephen is a regular contributor to the Guardian Birdwatch column.

Tickets £10

Friday 15th June, 2:30pm

Lizzie Lane & Jenny Kane – Tiverton Library

Hitorical writer Lizzie Lane in conversation with Jenny Kane.

Lizzie Lane has written 11 heart warming family sagas set in the war years for Penguin. Her novels are firm favourites and she is a lively and funny speaker

Tickets £4 inc tea & cake

Friday 15th June, 7pm

Liz Shakespeare & Poetry Cafe – The Oak Room

Liz Shakespeare, talks about Edward Capern, the famous postman poet born in Tiverton, whose admirers included Charles Dickens.

Followed by the return of the popular Poetry Cafe with Paul Mortimer and Guests


Tickets £7

Saturday 16th June, 10.30am

John Treagood – Tiverton Library

Talk and book signing with Devon traveller John Treagood.

John has been travelling Devon’s roads with his horse and caravan for 40 years and will have his two books available for purchase.

Tickets £3

Saturday 16th June, 1.15pm

Amy Sparkes & Paul Cherril – Tiverton Library

Join author Amy Sparkes and illustrator Paul Cherril for this fun and colourful Robot-Snot session!

Songs, stories and art for 3-6 year olds.

Tickets £2

Saturday 16th June, 2.30pm

Love in the Afternoon – Tiverton Town Hall

Meet best selling Harlequin and M&B Romance writers Nicola Cornick and Katherine Garbera.

Expect romance, sweet music from harpist Hazel Prior, cake and M&B giveaways.

Tickets £4 inc tea & cake

Saturday 16th June, 2.30pm

Claire Barker – Tiverton Library

Join the author of the Knitbone Pepper stories for an exciting and colourful talk with props and images.

For children aged 7- 11 years.

Tickets £2

Sunday 17th & 24th June

Magical Sunday Stories – Elsie May’s

3 sessions per day.

Interactive storytelling and magical surprises based on popular stories and crafts and a delicious high tea!

All children must be accompanied by and adult!

Tickets £10 per child (on sale at Elsie May’s on 3rd June from 10-2 only)

Monday 18th June, 7pm

Tom Cox – Liznojan Book Shop

Sunday Times bestselling author of The Good, The Bad an The Furry, and Devon Life columnist Tom will be talking about his life in Devon as a 21st Century Yokel. Expect nature, Devon folklore and funny tales.

Tickets £4

Monday 18th June, 2pm

Hannah Dennison & Judi Spiers – Tiverton Library

All the way from the USA, meet popular cosy crime writer Hannah Dennison.

Hannah started her career as a writer for the Tiverton Gazette before jetting off overseas.

She will be talking to Judi Spiers about her books set in Devon.

Tickets £4