Literary event

This year sees the festival’s first ever literary event, hosted by Padstow Booksellers, on the Saturday and Sunday of the festival. The event will combine literary talks, interviews, and book signings.

Join novelists and chefs in this unique literary event at Padstow Harbour Hotel, including Fern Britton, Tim Smit, Richard Larn OBE, and Rick Stein, who are all set to charm audiences.

Shipwrecks, strong willed vicars, and mysterious poison pen letters will be among the topics discussed at the event, while top chef Rick Stein will be talking about his brand new cook book, Secret France, and signing copies.

For lovers of books set in Cornwall, novelist and TV presenter Fern Britton will be talking about her most recent book, The Newcomer, while Richard Larn OBE, author of Sea of Storms, will offer in-depth insights into shipwrecks in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly with Tim Smit.

Saturday 7 December:

12.00pm: Sea of Storms, Richard Larn OBE interviewed by Tim Smit.
Tickets available here.

2pm: Fern Britton interviewed by Jemma Woodman.
Tickets available here.

Sunday 8 December:

12pm: Rick Stein interviewed by Tim Hubbard.
Tickets available here.