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November 2018

Dalton Litfest

Dalton Community Centre Dalton-in-Furness

Fri 2 November 2018 - Sat 3 November 2018

This is our second Litfest here in Furness, just outside the Lake District National Park. We are slowly developing and our first event was a great success, depending for the most part on local authors. This year we have more writers, more workshops, more schools involved and a bigger project ["Daltonia" a drama/history project funded by HLF].

We have a schools programme including...

This is our second Litfest here in Furness, just outside the Lake District National Park. We are slowly developing and our first event was a great success, depending for the most part on local authors. This year we have more writers, more workshops, more schools involved and a bigger project ["Daltonia" a drama/history project funded by HLF].

We have a schools programme including competitions and workshops, free community happenings around town and the main ticketed events, often with writers of a similar genre being interviewed in pairs.

So far we have ten authors pencilled in for the talks, three more running workshops [one each on poetry, scriptwriting and illustration], and more ideas are being developed. I will update this entry as details are confirmed.

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