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Word Festival to take place at The Continental

Posted on - 13th August, 2014 - 7:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Arts, Broadgate, Kid's stuff, Things to Do in and around Preston, What's On in Preston
The festival will be held at the arts space at the Continental Pic: Paul Melling

The festival will be held at the arts space at the Continental Pic: Paul Melling

A one-day writing festival is coming to a pub and venue in Preston.

The Continental hosts the Word Festival on Saturday 20 September.

It brings together talks from a number of authors who will offer their advice and insight into their work.

On the line-up is one of the best selling young adult writers Joseph Delaney who is author of the Spooks Series.

Conrad Jones who has a best-selling thriller which he self-published.

He’s joined by Robin Jones who founded independent publishers Unthank Books.

Travel writer Alan Whelan is also to talk who has just returned from adventuring around Africa.

Tickets are £20 and include a hot lunch and refreshments.

It runs from 9.15am to 5pm.

The event is run by the Lancashire Word writing group a non-profit organisation.

Registration is via Eventbrite.

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