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The Rochester Literature Festival

September 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm


The Rochester Literature Festival takes place on Saturday 21st September from 10 am to 7 pm at the Huguenot Museum in High Street, Rochester.

There’s an All Day Panel Pass available, or you can book individual tickets for each panel – see the ticket link.

There will be five fascinating panels:

10.30 am to 11.30 am    Location, Location, Location: Elly Griffiths, William Shaw and Lesley Thomson discuss the settings of their novels and how a place can become just as much a character as the heroes.

12.00 to 1 pm     Politically Thrilling:  Henry Hemming, K H Irvine and Gareth Rubin capture the political zeitgeist of the last three years and how it’s informed their work.  Chaired by Dr Kate Bradley.

1.30 to 2.30 pm  Storybuilders:  Guy Fraser-Sampson, Vicky Newham and Linda Regan ponder whether their writing process make them an architect, an archaeologist or an alchemist.

2.30 pm to 3.30 pm  late Lunch Break.  Sightsee, have dinner (the café downstairs is open all day until 7 pm) or use your ticket to look around the Huguenot Museum for the discounted price of just £1.

3.30 pm to 4.30 pm Crime Seen: Crime screenwriters J C Wilsher, Isabelle Grey and Sally Griffiths shed light on how the likes of Midsummer Murders and Between the Lines come to life on the screen.

5 pm to 6 pm  Lines of Duty:  Kent Police Detective Lisa Cutts talks to former WPC Gina Kirkham and former police intelligence analyst Elizabeth Haynes on how much freedom they can allow artistic licence to override procedures when crafting their novels.

For further details click here.

To buy tickets click here.  Individual tickets are priced at £7 each and an All Day Panel Pass is £30.


September 21, 2019
10:00 am - 7:00 pm


Huguenot Museum
95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
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