Current Fowey Festival News
||Books for the reading groups at Fowey Festival 2020|
25th February 2020: As usual, Dr Laura Varnam has chosen two books for Fowey Festival’s ‘Du Maurier Reading Groups’, and we are delighted to be able to tell you that they are the third book that Daphne du Maurier wrote, Julius (1933), and Mary Anne (1954), the novelised tale of Daphne’s great, great grandmother Mary Anne Clarke. These are two very different novels, but both are fine examples of Daphne’s extraordinary story-telling skill. ...
||The Rook with a Book to have a new home in Fowey|
22nd February 2020: In March 2018, the Rook with a Book became a significant piece of public art in Fowey. Sculpted by father and son team Gary and Thomas Thrussell and installed at Berrills Yard. Initially, the Rook was loaned to the Town by Thrussells for a period of two years. However, we are very happy to be able to announce that she is to stay in Fowey ...
||Fowey Festival 2020 – the time is drawing nearer!|
17th February 2020: We are more than halfway through February, which means that before we know it the programme for the Fowey Festival 2020 will be available and we will be choosing our events and booking our tickets. The Fowey Festival team have been busy preparing an amazing line-up for this year’s festival, so you need to be ready for when the programme arrives. Friends of the Festival will be able to book tickets from 6th March, and everyone else will be able to start booking shortly afterwards.
||Fowey Festival launches its Children's Programme 2020 today|
13th January 2020: Fowey Festival launches its 2020 Children's Competitions at 4pm today at Fowey River Gallery. This year’s theme is The Spirit of Cornwall. Children between the ages of 4 and 16 can enter the competition ...
||A reminder about the Fowey Festival Writing Competitions for 2020|
1st January 2020: Fowey Festival is holding competitions for adults and children again in 2020. There will be the du Maurier Festival Society Adult Short Story Prize 2020, for everyone over the age of 16, and the Fowey Festival Young Writer or Young Artist of the year 2020, for children aged 4 to 16...