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Today we celebrate the 115th anniversary of the birth of Daphne du Maurier
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Today we celebrate the 115th anniversary of the birth of Daphne du MaurierToday we celebrate the 115th anniversary of the birth of Daphne du Maurier
Today we celebrate the 115th anniversary of the birth of Daphne du Maurier
13th May 2022: Today is the 115th anniversary of the birth of our beloved writer Daphne du Maurier. For those lucky enough to be in Fowey for the Fowey Festival of Arts and Literature this week, you will be able to share the joy of being surrounded by the area that Daphne loved above anywhere else... More >>
Today we celebrate the 115th anniversary of the birth of Daphne du Maurier
Fowey Festival of Arts and Literature - book stamp
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Fowey Festival of Arts and Literature - book stampFowey Festival of Arts and Literature - book stamp
Fowey Festival of Arts and Literature - book stamp
5th May 2022: Fowey Festival is back after a two-year break because of the pandemic. To celebrate, we are introducing a new little treat for you all when you buy your festival books. The Daphne du Maurier website, in collaboration with Fowey Festival and Waterstones, has produced a Fowey Festival book stamp. When you buy your festival books, you can have them stamped as a happy memory of when and where you purchased them... More >>
Fowey Festival of Arts and Literature - book stamp
Fowey Art trail 2022
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Fowey Art trail 2022Fowey Art trail 2022
Fowey Art trail 2022
4nd May 2022: This year, the Fowey Art Trail will again be running alongside the Fowey Festival. Local artists will be opening their studios and workspaces to the public, giving you a fantastic opportunity to meet the artists living and working in Fowey and to see their work... More >>

http://www.foweyfestival.com/fowey-art-trail-2022/


Fowey Art trail 2022
Fowey’s ‘Pretty Bus Stop’ gets dressed up for Fowey Festival
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Fowey’s ‘Pretty Bus Stop’ gets dressed up for Fowey FestivalFowey’s ‘Pretty Bus Stop’ gets dressed up for Fowey Festival
Fowey’s ‘Pretty Bus Stop’ gets dressed up for Fowey Festival
3rd May 2022: Local people and regular visitors to Fowey will know that we possibly have the best bus stop ever on the approach to our town! The bus stop has had many different, sometimes quirky and often stunning themes. This week, in time for the Fowey Festival, local author Gretchen Viehmann has transformed the bus stop into a fabulous illusion of a library, with brightly coloured books and several seagulls looking on to see what it is all about ... More >>
Fowey’s ‘Pretty Bus Stop’ gets dressed up for Fowey Festival
Announcing the Daphne du Maurier Reading Week 2022
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Announcing the Daphne du Maurier Reading Week 2022Announcing the Daphne du Maurier Reading Week 2022
Announcing the Daphne du Maurier Reading Week 2022
2nd May 2022: Book reviewer and blogger Heavenali will host the Daphne du Maurier Reading Week for the fourth year, beginning on Monday 9th May. Each year she leads this event during the week of Daphne du Maurier's birthday. Heavenali shares her birthday with Daphne du Maurier on 13th May, making the week even more special... More >>
Announcing the Daphne du Maurier Reading Week 2022
Write & Shine with the London Library on the 115th anniversary of Daphne du Maurier's birth – 13th May 2022
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Write & Shine with the London Library on the 115th anniversary of Daphne du Maurier's birth – 13th May 2022Write & Shine with the London Library on the 115th anniversary of Daphne du Maurier's birth – 13th May 2022
Write & Shine with the London Library on the 115th anniversary of Daphne du Maurier's birth – 13th May 2022
30th April 2022: Why not celebrate the 115th anniversary of Daphne du Maurier's birth on 13th May 2022, by joining Write & Shine at the British Library Reading Room for a 90-minute virtual writing workshop called 'Landscape & Imagination'. This is the third of four workshops celebrating the spirit of adventure in the women of London Library, especially those who wrote evocatively of travel and place. This session takes author Daphne du Maurier as inspiration for writing... More >>
Write & Shine with the London Library on the 115th anniversary of Daphne du Maurier's birth – 13th May 2022
<em>Once Upon a Time I Met...Daphne du Maurier</em>
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<em>Once Upon a Time I Met...Daphne du Maurier</em>Once Upon a Time I Met...Daphne du Maurier
<em>Once Upon a Time I Met...Daphne du Maurier</em>
30th April 2022: Mike Alexander contacted the Daphne du Maurier website recently and told us that he met Daphne du Maurier when he was a young man, back in 1960. He has generously agreed to share his account of that meeting with us. Mike is a retire marine polit, his is married and had two children and a grandson. He is a writer and an avid historian, spending many hours each week working on his family tree.... More >>
<em>Once Upon a Time I Met...Daphne du Maurier</em>
Daphne du Maurier Society of North America – June 2022 Movie Night
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Daphne du Maurier Society of North America – June 2022 Movie NightDaphne du Maurier Society of North America – June 2022 Movie Night
Daphne du Maurier Society of North America – June 2022 Movie Night
29th April 2022: The Daphne du Maurier Society of North America will be getting together on Wednesday 15th June from 6.30pm to 8.45pm for a screening of the 2017 film of My Cousin Rachel, starring Rachel Weisz and Sam Claflin. Professor Samantha Mabry will lead a Q&A session after the film ... More >>
Daphne du Maurier Society of North America – June 2022 Movie Night
Fundraising Quiz for Fowey Festival – 3rd May 2022
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Fundraising Quiz for Fowey Festival – 3rd May 2022Fundraising Quiz for Fowey Festival – 3rd May 2022
Fundraising Quiz for Fowey Festival – 3rd May 2022
28th April 2022: The Safe Harbour in Fowey is holding a fundraising quiz for the Fowey Festival of Arts and Literature on Tuesday 3rd May at 8pm. Entry is £2.00 pr person. Raffle tickets will be on sale, and there are lots of great prizes to win ... More >>

http://www.foweyfestival.com


Fundraising Quiz for Fowey Festival – 3rd May 2022
Alfred Hitchcock’s <em>Rebecca</em> - Fowey Film Club 30th April 2022
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Alfred Hitchcock’s <em>Rebecca</em> - Fowey Film Club 30th April 2022Alfred Hitchcock’s Rebecca - Fowey Film Club 30th April 2022
Alfred Hitchcock’s <em>Rebecca</em> - Fowey Film Club 30th April 2022
27th April 2022: With the Fowey Festival just around the corner (6th – 14th May, www.foweyfestival.com) and Daphne du Maurier not far from our thoughts, Fowey Film Club will be showing the classic Alfred Hitchcock film, Rebecca, at Squires Field Community Centre, Fowey on Saturday 30th April. Doors open 7.30pm, the film begins 8.00pm. Price £4.00 (£6.00 for non-members)... More >>
Alfred Hitchcock’s <em>Rebecca</em> - Fowey Film Club 30th April 2022
<em>Ghosts from the Library: Lost Tales of Terror and the Supernatural</em>
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<em>Ghosts from the Library: Lost Tales of Terror and the Supernatural</em>Ghosts from the Library: Lost Tales of Terror and the Supernatural
<em>Ghosts from the Library: Lost Tales of Terror and the Supernatural</em>
22nd April 2022: A brand new anthology of previously unpublished and uncollected supernatural mysteries by some of the masters of the Golden Age is due to be published on 29th September 2022. The book includes a previously uncollected short story by Daphne du Maurier. Ghosts from the Library: Lost Tales of Terror and the Supernatural includes one of Daphne’s earliest attempts at short story writing, Terror. ... More >>
<em>Ghosts from the Library: Lost Tales of Terror and the Supernatural</em>
Happy Easter
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Happy EasterHappy Easter
Happy Easter
15th April 2022: The Daphne du Maurier website wishes all our followers and everyone who loves the work of Daphne du Maurier a very Happy Easter ... More >>
Happy Easter
Fowey Festival Photographic Competition, Wall Calendar 2023 - Update
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Fowey Festival Photographic Competition, Wall Calendar 2023 - UpdateFowey Festival Photographic Competition, Wall Calendar 2023 - Update
Fowey Festival Photographic Competition, Wall Calendar 2023 - Update
28th March 2022: Good news for everyone wishing they had entered the Fowey Festival Photographic Competition for the Fowey Festival Wall Calendar 2023. The theme is Literary Landscapes, and the closing date has been extended to 5pm on Monday 18th April... More >>
Fowey Festival Photographic Competition, Wall Calendar 2023 - Update
Fowey Festival of Arts and Literature - A look at the programme from a du Maurier enthusiast's point of view
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Fowey Festival of Arts and Literature - A look at the programme from a du Maurier enthusiast's point of viewFowey Festival of Arts and Literature - A look at the programme from a du Maurier enthusiast's point of view
Fowey Festival of Arts and Literature - A look at the programme from a du Maurier enthusiast's point of view
25th March 2022: In the heart of the town of Fowey, from 6th – 14th May 2022, Fowey Festival will be holding its annual Festival of Arts and Literature. After a break of two years because of the Covid pandemic, it is wonderful that the festival is back. In this article, we look at the programme of events from a Daphne du Maurier enthusiast's point of view and see what treats are in store.... More >>
Fowey Festival of Arts and Literature - A look at the programme from a du Maurier enthusiast's point of view
Fowey Festival of Arts and Literature 2022 – Programme of events
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Fowey Festival of Arts and Literature 2022 – Programme of eventsFowey Festival of Arts and Literature 2022 – Programme of events
Fowey Festival of Arts and Literature 2022 – Programme of events
18th March 2022: We are delighted to be able to tell you that the programme for the Fowey Festival of Arts and Literature 2022 is now live on the Fowey Festival website: https://www.foweyfestival.com. The festival takes place ... More >>
Fowey Festival of Arts and Literature 2022 – Programme of events
Daphne du Maurier Society of North America – Call for Speakers 2023/24
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Daphne du Maurier Society of North America – Call for Speakers 2023/24Daphne du Maurier Society of North America – Call for Speakers 2023/24
Daphne du Maurier Society of North America – Call for Speakers 2023/24
14th March 2022: The Daphne du Maurier Society of North America is calling for speakers for their 2023 and 2024 events. If you are interested in speaking to the society about any of Daphne du Maurier’s works or her life, please get in touch with Society president Shirley Kinney ... More >>
Daphne du Maurier Society of North America – Call for Speakers 2023/24
Gothic Literature and the place that Daphne du Maurier’s <em>Rebecca</em> takes in the genre
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Gothic Literature and the place that Daphne du Maurier’s <em>Rebecca</em> takes in the genreGothic Literature and the place that Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca takes in the genre
Gothic Literature and the place that Daphne du Maurier’s <em>Rebecca</em> takes in the genre
8th March 2022: Dr Serena Trowbridge has been working with her final year students at Birmingham City University studying a module on Gothic Literature. Five of the students have generously agreed to have their papers on the subject reproduced in our new article for the website. Each essay is a fine piece of writing, and, as a group, they provide ... More >>
Gothic Literature and the place that Daphne du Maurier’s <em>Rebecca</em> takes in the genre
Fowey Festival Photographic Competition – Wall Calendar 2023 reminder
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Fowey Festival Photographic Competition – Wall Calendar 2023 reminder
6th March 2022: A reminder for everyone who wants to participate in the Fowey Festival Photographic Competition. The closing date is Monday 28th March, so you have just three weeks to send in your entries. The winning photographs will appear in the Fowey Festival wall calendar for 2023 ... More >>
Fowey Festival Photographic Competition – Wall Calendar 2023 reminder
Daphne du Maurier Society of North America - March Meeting
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Daphne du Maurier Society of North America - March Meeting
2nd March 2022: The Daphne du Maurier website would like to wish the Daphne du Maurier Society of North America a great time at their next meeting on Saturday 5th March. This time, the Society welcomes Professor Margaret Mitchell from the University of South Georgia as their special guest. She will be talking on the subject of Daphne du Maurier’s masterful novel My Cousin Rachel, which is sure to lead to a lively discussion about Rachel and what her character really was... More >>
Daphne du Maurier Society of North America - March Meeting
Mastermind Semi-final Includes du Maurier as Specialist Subject
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Mastermind Semi-final Includes du Maurier as Specialist SubjectMastermind Semi-final Includes du Maurier as Specialist Subject
Mastermind Semi-final Includes du Maurier as Specialist Subject
28th February 2022: A reminder to everyone in the UK that this evening’s Mastermind semi-final takes place at 8pm on BBC TWO. One of the contestants will be answering their specialist subject questions on the short stories of Daphne du Maurier. ... More >>
Mastermind Semi-final Includes du Maurier as Specialist Subject
The Case for Adapting du Maurier’s <em>Rebecca</em> into a Ballet
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The Case for Adapting du Maurier’s <em>Rebecca</em> into a BalletThe Case for Adapting du Maurier’s Rebecca into a Ballet
The Case for Adapting du Maurier’s <em>Rebecca</em> into a Ballet
27th February 2022: An article on the internet on 25th February might be of interest to followers of Daphne du Maurier. Written by James Whiteside, a principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre, New York, this article looks at the case for adapting Daphne du Maurier’s most famous novel, Rebecca, into a ballet.... More >>
The Case for Adapting du Maurier’s <em>Rebecca</em> into a Ballet
Daphne du Maurier Short Stories to be Mastermind Subject – 28th February 2022
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Daphne du Maurier Short Stories to be Mastermind Subject – 28th February 2022Daphne du Maurier Short Stories to be Mastermind Subject – 28th February 2022
Daphne du Maurier Short Stories to be Mastermind Subject – 28th February 2022
23rd February 2022: In the UK, the BBC TWO series of the classic quiz, Mastermind, has reached episode 25 of 30, which means that on Monday 28th February at 8pm, Clive Myrie will be presenting the first of the semi-final rounds The specialist subjects will be the films of Studio Ghibli, Scott Pilgrim, Formula One and, most exciting for us, the short stories of Daphne du Maurier... More >>
Daphne du Maurier Short Stories to be Mastermind Subject – 28th February 2022
Fowey Festival Photographic Competition – Wall Calendar 2023 update
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Fowey Festival Photographic Competition – Wall Calendar 2023 updateFowey Festival Photographic Competition – Wall Calendar 2023 update
Fowey Festival Photographic Competition – Wall Calendar 2023 update
21st February 2022: Fowey Festival launched its first-ever Photographic Competition at the beginning of February. The theme of the competition is Literary Landscapes, and the winning photographs will appear in the Fowey Festival calendar for 2023. The competition is now open for entries.... More >>
Fowey Festival Photographic Competition – Wall Calendar 2023 update
Daphne du Maurier Society of North America – March 2022
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Daphne du Maurier Society of North America – March 2022
20th February 2022: On Saturday 5th March 2022, from 1pm – 3pm, join the Daphne du Maurier Society of North America for their next event, which is all about Daphne du Maurier's wonderful novel, My Cousin Rachel. ... More >>
Daphne du Maurier Society of North America – March 2022
A reminder for du Maurier followers in the UK
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A reminder for du Maurier followers in the UKA reminder for du Maurier followers in the UK
A reminder for du Maurier followers in the UK
9th February 2022: A reminder that the second episode of Britain’s Novel Landscapes is on More4 tomorrow (Thursday 10th February) at 9pm and this week the subject of the programme is Daphne du Maurier. ... More >>
A reminder for du Maurier followers in the UK
The Ulterior Feminism of Rebecca by Melissa Julianne Severn
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The Ulterior Feminism of Rebecca by Melissa Julianne SevernThe Ulterior Feminism of Rebecca by Melissa Julianne Severn
The Ulterior Feminism of Rebecca by Melissa Julianne Severn
3rd February 2022: We are pleased to welcome Melissa Julianne Severn to the Daphne du Maurier website and to introduce her to you all. Melissa has written an article for us about Daphne du Maurier's most famous novel, Rebecca. In her article, she brings new insight to the characters of both Rebecca and the second Mrs de Winter in a thought-provoking and beautifully written piece... More >>
The Ulterior Feminism of Rebecca by Melissa Julianne Severn
Daphne du Maurier - A Literary Giant
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Daphne du Maurier - A Literary Giant Daphne du Maurier - A Literary Giant
Daphne du Maurier - A Literary Giant
3rd February 2022: On 13th May 2022, it will be 115 years since Daphne du Maurier was born. To celebrate this anniversary, freelance writer Steven Roberts has written an article, about Daphne du Maurier, for the February 2022 edition of Cornwall Life magazine.... More >>
Daphne du Maurier - A Literary Giant
Fowey Festival Photographic Competition – Wall Calendar 2023
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Fowey Festival Photographic Competition – Wall Calendar 2023
1st February 2022: Fowey Festival is delighted to announce their first-ever Photographic Competition, with the winning photographs appearing in their 2023 calendar. The theme of the competition is Literary Landscapes. ... More >>
Fowey Festival Photographic Competition – Wall Calendar 2023
Daphne du Maurier Society of North America – Event reminder
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Daphne du Maurier Society of North America – Event reminder
1st February 2022: The Daphne du Maurier Society of North America holds its next meeting on Saturday 5th March 2022 from 1pm to 3pm. This time the event is all about My Cousin Rachel.... More >>
Daphne du Maurier Society of North America – Event reminder
Britain’s Novel Landscapes with Mariella Frostrup – 3rd to 24th February 2022 at 9pm on More 4
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Britain’s Novel Landscapes with Mariella Frostrup – 3rd to 24th February 2022 at 9pm on More 4Britain’s Novel Landscapes with Mariella Frostrup – 3rd to 24th February 2022 at 9pm on More 4
Britain’s Novel Landscapes with Mariella Frostrup – 3rd to 24th February 2022 at 9pm on More 4
29th January 2022: A fantastic new series looking at women authors and their literary landscapes is beginning on More 4 on Thursday, 3rd February. The four programmes look at the works of a group of amazing writers and the landscapes that inspired them.... More >>
Britain’s Novel Landscapes with Mariella Frostrup – 3rd to 24th February 2022 at 9pm on More 4
Landscape Magazine article – Unspoilt Havens by the Waterside
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Landscape Magazine article – Unspoilt Havens by the WatersideLandscape Magazine article – Unspoilt Havens by the Waterside
Landscape Magazine article – Unspoilt Havens by the Waterside
27th January 2022: Freelance writer Simone Stanbrooke-Byrne has written an excellent and informative article about the area from Lostwithiel to Fowey, its countryside, history and literary influences, for the March 2022 edition of Landscape Magazine. It is a must-read for all of you who love this area and the inspiration writers, including Daphne du Maurier, have found here.... More >>
Landscape Magazine article – Unspoilt Havens by the Waterside
<em>Finding Daphne</em> – A companion article to <em>Last night I dreamt I went to Platres again</em>
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<em>Finding Daphne</em> – A companion article to <em>Last night I dreamt I went to Platres again</em>Finding Daphne – A companion article to Last night I dreamt I went to Platres again
<em>Finding Daphne</em> – A companion article to <em>Last night I dreamt I went to Platres again</em>
24th January 2022: In July 2021, Helen Barrett contributed a piece of writing to the Daphne du Maurier website entitled Last night I went to Platres again. Helen has now submitted a companion article called Finding Daphne. This time she describes her own recent visit to the Forest Park Hotel, Platres ... More >>
<em>Finding Daphne</em> – A companion article to <em>Last night I dreamt I went to Platres again</em>
The 2022 Awards for Young Writers and Artists competition launches today, Monday 10th January 2022
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The 2022 Awards for Young Writers and Artists competition launches today, Monday 10th January 2022The 2022 Awards for Young Writers and Artists competition launches today, Monday 10th January 2022
The 2022 Awards for Young Writers and Artists competition launches today, Monday 10th January 2022
10th January 2022: The 2022 Awards for Young Writers and Artists competition launches today, Monday 10th January 2022. This year the theme is Our Natural World. Children can focus on any aspect of our Natural World, from an appreciation of the wild beauty of Cornwall to sustainability, global warming and climate change... More >>
The 2022 Awards for Young Writers and Artists competition launches today, Monday 10th January 2022
The Daphne du Maurier Society of North America 2022 events
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The Daphne du Maurier Society of North America 2022 events
9th January 2022: The Daphne du Maurier Society of North America have announced their programme of events for 2022. The first event for your diaries takes place on Saturday 5th March, 1.00 pm – 3.00 pm, and will be a discussion on Daphne du Maurier’s gothic study in obsession and suspicion – My Cousin Rachel. ... More >>
The Daphne du Maurier Society of North America 2022 events
Wishing you all a Very Happy New Year
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Wishing you all a Very Happy New YearWishing you all a Very Happy New Year
Wishing you all a Very Happy New Year
1st January 2022: The Daphne du Maurier website wishes everyone a Very Happy New Year, as we say hello to new readers and welcome back everyone who regularly connects with us through the website and our Facebook and Twitter pages. ... More >>
Wishing you all a Very Happy New Year

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