Author: Claire Buskin

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Get Bunting!

To mark Essex 2020: A year of Science & Creativity, Essex Book Festival is working with its partners and friends to create a giant snake of ...

Essex Book Festival Announcement

It is with a very heavy heart that we have taken the decision to cancel the final events of this year’s Essex Book Festival. The safety of our ...

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Take part in Essex Libraries book amnesty this March

Look under your beds and in your cupboards for all those lost and forgotten library books – because from 1 March to 31 March Essex Libraries are ...

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1954 – Listen to a new Radio Podcast marking Marconi Centenary

As part of this year’s festival Essex-based Packing Shed Film and Theatre has released its very first radio podcast. Marking 100 years since ...

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“What an amazing experience”

A performance like no other. Riverside swimming pool in Chelmsford was transformed with an audio-visual performance inspired by JG Ballard’s The ...

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Apply for Essex Writers House residencies

Choose to stay from 2nd–8th March or 16th–20th MarchPlease note – you do not have to stay for the entire week if successful in applying.This ...

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Jess Phillips: Change of Date

Due to University strikes, we have rescheduled Labour MP Jess Phillip’s eagerly anticipated event Truth to Power at University of Essex from Thursday ...

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Fashion guru Susannah Constantine appearing at South Woodham Ferrers Library

Susannah Constantine, fashion guru of What Not to Wear fame, will be taking part in Essex Book Festival. Susannah will talk about her novels After the ...

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Mark Ellis – time and venue change

Mark Ellis will now be appearing at Grays Library at 7pm on Monday 16th March. Join thriller writer, Mark Ellis to hear about his latest book A Death ...

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More tickets released for Jennifer Potter’s event

We have just released more tickets for Jennifer Potter’s The Jamestown Brides event at Shenfield Library, Thursday 5th March. Get in quick to ...