PLAY ON WORDS

Friday 11th October Sunday 3rd November 2019

 Play on Words is New Milton’s second family friendly Literary Festival organised by Forest Arts Centre and New Milton Town Partnership with sponsorship from project partners New Milton Sand and Ballast and Pennyfarthing Homes.

Events are continuing throughout October at local venues, the launch event is the Book Lovers Lunch at The Chewton Glen on Friday October 11th with guest speaker Barney Norris. An award winning playwright, author and poet from Salisbury, Barney will be talking about his latest novel The Vanishing Hours.

Highlights of the 3 week programme include meet the authors with local crime writers Vickie Goldie and Peter Windridge – Smith. Karen Hamilton teams up with Helen McGinn for an evening of cocktails and thriller writing. There is a Literary Walk around New Milton and a chance to test your knowledge at the Literary Quiz. You can learn about writing your memoirs at a workshop with Della Galton. During half term there are creative family camps with the highlight, a comedy show for children and adults with James Campbell who has been on Blue Peter and performed at the Royal Albert Hall. Theatre performances include Chekhov’s shorts, Shakespeare Explained, Shylock and Pantaloons present Othello. The final event on Sunday November 3rd is a talk by popular author and politician Alan Johnson.

As you can see local residents and visitors are warmly invited to engage with literature in the broadest sense with an intriguing, challenging and high-quality diary of performances, workshops and creative events planned. Our eclectic programme we hope has something for everyone, whilst also providing a platform for local authors to promote, share and develop their work. It is available from outlets locally including New Milton library, Town Hall, Forest Arts and local shops and also on line at www.playonwordsnewmilton.org.uk with booking for all events at Forest Arts Centre

01425 612393 or forestarts@hampshireculturaltrust.org.uk












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POSTER FOR BOOK LOVERS LUNCH

FRIDAY 11th OCTOBER at 12pm

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PLAYON WORDS OWN WEBSITE IS AT :

www.playonwordsnewmilton.org.uk