stoke newington literary festival

Stoke Newington Literary Festival back for a 3rd year 1 – 3 June

Stoke Newington Literary Festival back for a 3rd year  1 – 3 June

  Has it been 3 years already? Hard to believe it was the year I started this site and first announced, what is fast becoming a must go to event on the literary calendar. Festival organizers  say this year, The Stoke Newington Literary Festival will be a refreshing alternative to the union jack teapots and […]

Comedians, ex convicts and an MP at Stoke Newington Literary Festival 2011

Comedians, ex convicts and an MP at Stoke Newington Literary Festival 2011

You may be forgiven for thinking they all share similar traits, but these are just a few included in the Stoke Newington Literary Festival 2011 line up next month. So open that diary and clear the weekend of  Friday 3rd – Sunday 5th June – this year sees the introduction of children’s events. The line-up […]

Shaun Attwood & Farah Damji Back In Stoke Newington

Shaun Attwood & Farah Damji Back In Stoke Newington

If like me, you missed this bad boy and bad bad girl turned good, at the much acclaimed Stoke Newington Literary Festival in June, here is another chance to see both authors read from their latest offerings, at Stoke Newington Library Gallery. Farah reads from her raw and no holes barred autobiography, Try Me. Her  […]

From US Drug Kingpin To Author: Shaun Attwood’s Road To Redemption

From US Drug Kingpin To Author: Shaun Attwood’s Road To Redemption

EXCLUSIVE – Author, Shaun Attwood will be at Stoke Newington Literary Festival The man from Cheshire US authorities say was bigger than mafia honcho and hitman, Sammy ‘the Bull’ Gravano I’ve been meaning to catch up with Shaun Attwood for a while.  Logistics,  commitments and a last minute miscommunication meant we had to make do […]

Stoke Newington Literary Festival Tickets Now On Sale

Stoke Newington Literary Festival Tickets Now On Sale

Tickets  for the first ever Stoke Newington Literary Festival are now available. The Pleasance Theatre is handling ticket sales.  Please phone the box office on 020 7609 1800 for credit card sales. Tickets are also available from Stoke Newington Bookshop, at 159 Stoke Newington High Street.  Cash sales only. The festival will be as diverse […]

The First Stoke Newington Literary Festival 4th – 6th June

The First Stoke Newington Literary Festival 4th – 6th June

You wonder why it’s taken so long to happen. An area like Stoke Newington  long associated with dissidents, free thinkers, writers, artists, bohemians and all in-between. Wonder no more, Stoke Newington now has it’s very own Literary Festival or at least it will this summer, thanks to Liz Vater of Stoke Newington, Jo Adams of  Stoke Newington Books and […]