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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 ...

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New event announcement: Arrival Lounge by Peeling Onions with Granny

We are delighted to announce a new event to our 2020 programme. The performance group Peeling Onions with Granny will be at Harlow Playhouse on ...

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Read all about it – Essex Book Festival featured in Essex Life Magazine

Grab a copy of the latest Essex Life magazine to read all about Essex Book Festival. Festival Director, Ros Green looks ahead to some of the books ...

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Tickets for Wet Sounds now on sale

Bizarre, magical and astonishing – don’t miss your chance to experience this unique event. Inspired by JG Ballard’s The Drowned ...

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Abe Daré and Louise Hare feature in Observer’s Top 10 debut novelists of 2020

We are thrilled that both Abi Daré and Louise Hare have made it into The Observer’s top 10 debut novelists. Make sure you don’t miss them ...