New event added – Happiness for Creative Writing

We’ve added another new session to our Spring Bookie programme. Happiness for Creative writing is a unique workshop to help you write and feel well. Author and creative writing teacher, Elise Valmorbida and Vanessa King, author and psychologist, will explore how to apply the science of happiness to the art and practice of creative writing. Building on […]

Free children's events at the Margate Bookie

Keeping your children entertained over soggy Bank Holidays is a challenge, but we’ve got the early May holiday weekend sorted. The Margate Bookie literary festival returns from 5-7 May at Turner Contemporary and once again the programme includes fun and creative sessions with local children’s authors and experts: Saturday 5 May – 10:30 to 11:30am – […]

Get involved! The Margate Bookie needs you

The Margate Bookie is back with a special Spring edition from 5-7 May and we need your help. We’re looking for volunteers to join our street team, helping to distribute our promotional materials around town to raise festival awareness and make this the biggest Bookie yet! Even if you can just spare a few hours, […]