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There will be no Literary Festival in Fowey in 2020
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There will be no Literary Festival in Fowey in 2020There will be no Literary Festival in Fowey in 2020
There will be no Literary Festival in Fowey in 2020
2nd July 2020: The 2020 Fowey Festival, which was initially postponed from May until September because of the Covid-19 pandemic has been cancelled. The Fowey Festival Board of Trustees have been monitoring the situation throughout the past months, but have now, with heavy hearts, announced that the Fowey Festival will not take place this year.... More >>

https://foweyfestival.com


There will be no Literary Festival in Fowey in 2020
Another opportunity to see the Daphne du Maurier Documentary <em>In Rebecca’s Footsteps</em>
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Another opportunity to see the Daphne du Maurier Documentary <em>In Rebecca’s Footsteps</em>Another opportunity to see the Daphne du Maurier Documentary In Rebecca’s Footsteps
Another opportunity to see the Daphne du Maurier Documentary <em>In Rebecca’s Footsteps</em>
30th June 2020: There is another opportunity to see the Daphne du Maurier documentary In Rebecca’s Footsteps, on the PBS America channel, on Friday 3rd July at 7.15pm. This is not a channel everyone can get but, if you have Freeview Play, you will find it on Channel 91.... More >>
Another opportunity to see the Daphne du Maurier Documentary <em>In Rebecca’s Footsteps</em>
The Rook with a Book arrives at her new home on Fowey Town Quay
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The Rook with a Book arrives at her new home on Fowey Town QuayThe Rook with a Book arrives at her new home on Fowey Town Quay
The Rook with a Book arrives at her new home on Fowey Town Quay
25th June 2020: The Rook has now flown from Berrills Yard and has landed safely at Town Quay, where she looks tremendous!!! ... More >>
The Rook with a Book arrives at her new home on Fowey Town Quay
The continuing story of the Rook with a Book
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The continuing story of the Rook with a BookThe continuing story of the Rook with a Book
The continuing story of the Rook with a Book
20th June 2020: Back in February we told you that Isla, the Rook with a book, would be moving from her home by the lifeboat at Berrills Yard, to the Town Quay, in March. Of course, Covid-19 put a stop to just about everything in March, but during the last week, there has been some exciting activity taking place on Fowey Town Quay.... More >>
The continuing story of the Rook with a Book
Daphne du Maurier Society of North America – July 2020 meeting is cancelled
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Daphne du Maurier Society of North America – July 2020 meeting is cancelledDaphne du Maurier Society of North America – July 2020 meeting is cancelled
Daphne du Maurier Society of North America – July 2020 meeting is cancelled
10th June 2020: We are sorry to announce that the next meeting for the Daphne du Maurier Society of North America, which was planned for 5th July, has been cancelled. ... More >>
Daphne du Maurier Society of North America – July 2020 meeting is cancelled
A Delicious Article called <em>Bookish Cakes: from Proust to Barbara Pym</em> by Flora Watkins
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A Delicious Article called <em>Bookish Cakes: from Proust to Barbara Pym</em> by Flora WatkinsA Delicious Article called Bookish Cakes: from Proust to Barbara Pym by Flora Watkins
A Delicious Article called <em>Bookish Cakes: from Proust to Barbara Pym</em> by Flora Watkins
28th May 2020: A fabulous article to cheer everyone up at this difficult time, what could be better than an article about books and cakes. Many of you will remember the beautiful piece that Flora Watkins wrote for ... More >>
A Delicious Article called <em>Bookish Cakes: from Proust to Barbara Pym</em> by Flora Watkins
Daphne du Maurier Perpetual Calendar
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Daphne du Maurier Perpetual CalendarDaphne du Maurier Perpetual Calendar
Daphne du Maurier Perpetual Calendar
22nd May 2020: If you have not come across this before, let me introduce you to the Daphne du Maurier Perpetual Calendar. Twelve beautiful images of Daphne du Maurier’s homes and other places that she is associated with, painted by Pat Thuysbaert, who is based in Looe, Cornwall. ... More >>
Daphne du Maurier Perpetual Calendar
Happy Birthday Daphne
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Happy Birthday DaphneHappy Birthday Daphne
Happy Birthday Daphne
13th May 2020: Daphne du Maurier was born on May 13th 1907 and died on April 19th 1989. Each May for the last twenty-four years there has been a literary festival in Fowey which, in part, celebrates the life and work of Daphne du Maurier, the town’s most influential writer. Traditionally the festival has taken place during the week of Daphne’s birthday... More >>
Happy Birthday Daphne
<em>Richard & Judy: Keep Reading and Carry On</em>
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<em>Richard & Judy: Keep Reading and Carry On</em> Richard & Judy: Keep Reading and Carry On
<em>Richard & Judy: Keep Reading and Carry On</em>
4th May 2020: Richard & Judy: Keep Reading and Carry On is a new programme starting today (Monday 4th May 2020) and screening each afternoon until Friday, at 5-30pm on Channel 4. Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan are well known to millions of people for their daytime television programmes and the Richard and Judy Book Club. Fans of the Fowey Festival will also have seen them speak at our literary festival in Fowey.... More >>
<em>Richard & Judy: Keep Reading and Carry On</em>
Daphne du Maurier’s short story <em>The Birds</em>
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Daphne du Maurier’s short story <em>The Birds</em>Daphne du Maurier’s short story The Birds
Daphne du Maurier’s short story <em>The Birds</em>
26th April 2020: Here at the Daphne du Maurier website, we thought you might be interested in this article from Irish film director, screenwriter, novelist and short story writer Neil Jordan. In it he shares his thoughts on the current situation regarding Covid-19, dystopian novels and Daphne du Maurier’s short story The Birds. It makes fascinating reading. ... More >>

https://www.hotpress.com/culture/neil-jordan-letters-home-covid-19-odd-way-shown-paucity-imaginations-22813175


Daphne du Maurier’s short story <em>The Birds</em>
Hitchcock's <em>Rebecca</em> film is 80 years old
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Hitchcock's <em>Rebecca</em> film is 80 years oldHitchcock's Rebecca film is 80 years old
Hitchcock's <em>Rebecca</em> film is 80 years old
14th April 2020: This week celebrates the 80th anniversary of the first screening of Rebecca, the classic film of Daphne du Maurier's most famous novel.... More >>
Hitchcock's <em>Rebecca</em> film is 80 years old
Daphne du Maurier Society of North America - May meeting cancelled
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Daphne du Maurier Society of North America - May meeting cancelledDaphne du Maurier Society of North America - May meeting cancelled
Daphne du Maurier Society of North America - May meeting cancelled
12th April 2020; Unsurprisingly, but with regret, the Daphne du Maurier Society of North America has cancelled its next meeting which was to take place on 13th May 2020. The meeting would have been a celebration of Daphne's birthday.... More >>
Daphne du Maurier Society of North America - May meeting cancelled
Happy Easter Everyone
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Happy Easter EveryoneHappy Easter Everyone
Happy Easter Everyone
11th April 2020: Wishing everyone at the Daphne du Maurier website and on our Facebook and Twitter pages a Very Happy Stay at Home Easter. ... More >>
Happy Easter Everyone
FUNDRAISING TO SAVE FOWEY FESTIVAL OF ARTS AND LITERATURE: A plea from Ann and David at Bookends of Fowey
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FUNDRAISING TO SAVE FOWEY FESTIVAL OF ARTS AND LITERATURE: A plea from Ann and David at Bookends of FoweyFUNDRAISING TO SAVE FOWEY FESTIVAL OF ARTS AND LITERATURE: A plea from Ann and David at Bookends of Fowey
FUNDRAISING TO SAVE FOWEY FESTIVAL OF ARTS AND LITERATURE: A plea from Ann and David at Bookends of Fowey
5th April 2020: Thank you very, very much to the 30 lovely people who have been kind enough to donate to the fund during the first five days of this appeal, which aims to save the Festival, for everyone, the visitors who enjoy coming to Fowey and the people who live and work in Fowey and need the Festival as an essential part of their yearly income.... More >>

https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/charity-web/charity/displayCharityCampaignPage.action?campaignId=11702


FUNDRAISING TO SAVE FOWEY FESTIVAL OF ARTS AND LITERATURE: A plea from Ann and David at Bookends of Fowey
The Daphne du Maurier Society of North America Inaugural Meeting – a write-up
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The Daphne du Maurier Society of North America Inaugural Meeting – a write-up The Daphne du Maurier Society of North America Inaugural Meeting – a write-up
The Daphne du Maurier Society of North America Inaugural Meeting – a write-up
28th March 2020: The Daphne du Maurier Society of North America held their inaugural meeting at the beginning of March. Even with the events that were beginning to take shape as coronavirus spread across the world, who could have imagined, on that day, how much the world would have altered in the following days and weeks. This week we were absolutely delighted to receive the write up of that very special meeting, and we are happy to be able to share it with you now as we think about our dear fellow Daphne du Maurier enthusiasts across the Atlantic. ... More >>

https://daphnedumauriersociety.org/


The Daphne du Maurier Society of North America Inaugural Meeting – a write-up
A word about Daphne du Maurier’s short stories
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A word about Daphne du Maurier’s short storiesA word about Daphne du Maurier’s short stories
A word about Daphne du Maurier’s short stories
27th March 2020: Daphne du Maurier wrote over fifty short stories, many of which have a dark side or an unexpected twist in their tale, but sometimes are mocking or funny or simply beautiful in their own right. Currently, with much on our minds, a short story might be just what we need to take us away from the worries of coronavirus for a while. ... More >>
A word about Daphne du Maurier’s short stories
Daphne du Maurier's books are a suggested read on many people's lists
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Daphne du Maurier's books are a suggested read on many people's listsDaphne du Maurier's books are a suggested read on many people's lists
Daphne du Maurier's books are a suggested read on many people's lists
26th March 2020: Many people are posting listings of recommended books to read while we are all confined to our homes, and to our great joy, Daphne du Maurier is nearly always one of the authors listed. Many of you will know her work already. If you haven't read her, I want to tell you a little bit about her writing. ... More >>
Daphne du Maurier's books are a suggested read on many people's lists
Daphne du Maurier Short Story Inspires Fashion Collection
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Daphne du Maurier Short Story Inspires Fashion CollectionDaphne du Maurier Short Story Inspires Fashion Collection
Daphne du Maurier Short Story Inspires Fashion Collection
11th March 2020: Fashion designers Thea Bregazzi and Justin Thornton, creators of the fashion label Preen by Thornton Bregazzi, have taken inspiration from Daphne du Maurier short story Don’t Look Now, and its famous film adaptation of the same name directed by Nicholas Roeg.... More >>
Daphne du Maurier Short Story Inspires Fashion Collection
A Special Day Out at Jamaica Inn – Saturday 28th March 2020
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A Special Day Out at Jamaica Inn – Saturday 28th March 2020A Special Day Out at Jamaica Inn – Saturday 28th March 2020
A Special Day Out at Jamaica Inn – Saturday 28th March 2020
The National Women’s Register Roseland invite you to join them on a special day out at the traditional Cornish Jamaica Inn Hotel on Bodmin Moor. On Saturday 28th March 2020 they are hosting a day for members and non-members which will focus on Daphne du Maurier and includes a talk by du Maurier expert Lynn Gould.... More >>
A Special Day Out at Jamaica Inn – Saturday 28th March 2020
The Daphne du Maurier Society of North America is meeting on Sunday 1st March 2020
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The Daphne du Maurier Society of North America is meeting on Sunday 1st March 2020The Daphne du Maurier Society of North America is meeting on Sunday 1st March 2020
The Daphne du Maurier Society of North America is meeting on Sunday 1st March 2020
23rd February 2020: As a group, the Daphne du Maurier Society of North America will be considering Daphne’s novel Rebecca throughout the year 2020. For those of you living in North America, here is a reminder that you can join the Society for a luncheon in honour of Daphne du Maurier... More >>

https://daphnedumauriersociety.org/


The Daphne du Maurier Society of North America is meeting on Sunday 1st March 2020
The Rook with a Book to have a new home in Fowey
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The Rook with a Book to have a new home in FoweyThe Rook with a Book to have a new home in Fowey
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... More >>
The Rook with a Book to have a new home in Fowey
<em>My Cousin Rachel</em> - the ongoing mystery about Rachel
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<em>My Cousin Rachel</em> - the ongoing mystery about Rachel My Cousin Rachel - the ongoing mystery about Rachel
<em>My Cousin Rachel</em> - the ongoing mystery about Rachel
21st February 2020: The television screening of the 2017 film My Cousin Rachel, starring Rachel Weisz in the titular role, has inevitable prompted viewers to ask questions. Was Rachel good or evil, angel or devil, saint or poisoner, Ambrose’s grieving widow or his murderer? My Cousin Rachel has been discussed in many articles over the years, and there has been much speculation about the character of Rachel. ... More >>
<em>My Cousin Rachel</em> - the ongoing mystery about Rachel
<em>My Cousin Rachel</em> starring Rachel Weisz on Film4 this evening
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<em>My Cousin Rachel</em> starring Rachel Weisz on Film4 this eveningMy Cousin Rachel starring Rachel Weisz on Film4 this evening
<em>My Cousin Rachel</em> starring Rachel Weisz on Film4 this evening
19th February 2020:The 2017 adaptation of My Cousin Rachel based on the 1951 novel by Daphne du Maurier is being shown on Film4 at 9pm this evening. Rachel Weisz stars as Rachel and Sam Claflin as Phillip, ... More >>
<em>My Cousin Rachel</em> starring Rachel Weisz on Film4 this evening
New York Public Library’s 125 Books We Love
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New York Public Library’s 125 Books We LoveNew York Public Library’s 125 Books We Love
New York Public Library’s 125 Books We Love
15th February 2020: New York Public Library is celebrating its 125th anniversary and, we agree with them that, this is the perfect moment to celebrate and reaffirm the enduring power of libraries. One of the ways that they are doing this is by honouring, 125 books We Love, the books that made us fall in love with reading from the past 125 years. We are especially happy to see that Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier is included in the 125. ... More >>

https://www.foweyfestival.com


New York Public Library’s 125 Books We Love
Happy Valentine’s Day
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Happy Valentine’s DayHappy Valentine’s Day
Happy Valentine’s Day
14th February 2020: The Daphne du Maurier website, and Bookends of Fowey, wish everyone who loves Daphne du Maurier and her writing a very happy Valentines Day, and shares with you photographs of the Valentine’s Day window at Bookends. Thank you, Suzanne, for the fabulous window display. You will notice that a copy of Frenchman’s Creek is centre front in the display. ... More >>
Happy Valentine’s Day
The play of <em>My Cousin Rachel</em> final performances
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The play of <em>My Cousin Rachel</em> final performances The play of My Cousin Rachel final performances
The play of <em>My Cousin Rachel</em> final performances
9th February 2020: The Theatre Royal Bath’s popular and highly successful tour of My Cousin Rachel reached its final performance at the Richmond Theatre on Saturday. James Thatcher, a keen follower of Daphne du Maurier and member of The Daphne du Maurier website Facebook page and the Daphne du Maurier Society Facebook page, attended the last matinee yesterday afternoon... More >>
The play of <em>My Cousin Rachel</em> final performances
The Daphne du Maurier Society of North America
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The Daphne du Maurier Society of North AmericaThe Daphne du Maurier Society of North America
The Daphne du Maurier Society of North America
3rd February 2020: The Daphne du Maurier website welcomes the Daphne du Maurier Society of North America, a new society formed by a group of people, with a passion for Daphne du Maurier and her works, their intention being to met four times a year to discuss the novels, short stories, social history, critical reviews, film adaptations and the life of Daphne du Maurier. ... More >>
The Daphne du Maurier Society of North America
<em>My Cousin Rachel</em> tour’s final week is in Richmond
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<em>My Cousin Rachel</em> tour’s final week is in RichmondMy Cousin Rachel tour’s final week is in Richmond
<em>My Cousin Rachel</em> tour’s final week is in Richmond
29th January 2020: The Theatre Royal Bath’s popular and highly successful tour of My Cousin Rachel reaches its final week next week. Performances will take place at the Richmond Theatre from Monday 3rd to Saturday 8th February. Performances begin at 7.30pm, with matinee’s on Wednesday and Saturday at 2.30pm. If you haven’t seen the play already do, try to get to Richmond during the last week of its run. ... More >>
<em>My Cousin Rachel</em> tour’s final week is in Richmond
<em>My Cousin Rachel</em> tour in Chichester – Tuesday 28th January - Saturday 1st February
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<em>My Cousin Rachel</em> tour in Chichester – Tuesday 28th January - Saturday 1st FebruaryMy Cousin Rachel tour in Chichester – Tuesday 28th January - Saturday 1st February
<em>My Cousin Rachel</em> tour in Chichester – Tuesday 28th January - Saturday 1st February
24th January 2020: The Theatre Royal Bath Productions tour of My Cousin Rachel reaches the Chichester Festival Theatre for the week Tuesday 28th January to Saturday 1st February. Performances begin at 7.30pm with matinees starting at 2.30pm on Thursday and Saturday. Box office: 01243 781312. ... More >>
<em>My Cousin Rachel</em> tour in Chichester – Tuesday 28th January - Saturday 1st February
Screening of <em>The Scapegoat</em>, followed by a panel discussion
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Screening of <em>The Scapegoat</em>, followed by a panel discussionScreening of The Scapegoat, followed by a panel discussion
Screening of <em>The Scapegoat</em>, followed by a panel discussion
21st January 2020: An event not to be missed takes place on Sunday 2nd February at Hampstead Everyman Cinema. The Society for Analytical Psychology presents a screening of the 1959 adaptation of Daphne du Maurier’s novel The Scapegoat, followed by a panel discussion, with three Jungian analysts from the Society of Analytical Psychology, including Daphne du Maurier’s Grandson, Rupert Tower... More >>
Screening of <em>The Scapegoat</em>, followed by a panel discussion
<em>My Cousin Rachel</em> tour moves to Sheffield - Monday 20th to Saturday 25th January
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<em>My Cousin Rachel</em> tour moves to Sheffield - Monday 20th to Saturday 25th JanuaryMy Cousin Rachel tour moves to Sheffield - Monday 20th to Saturday 25th January
<em>My Cousin Rachel</em> tour moves to Sheffield - Monday 20th to Saturday 25th January
17th January 2020: Theatre Royal Bath Productions presents Helen George in My Cousin Rachel, at the Lyceum Theatre Sheffield from 20th to 25th January. Performances begin at 7.45pm with matinees starting at 2pm on Thursday and 3pm on Saturday. My Cousin Rachel is based on the novel by Daphne du Maurier, adapted by Joseph O’Connor and directed by Anthony Banks. You are in for a treat, so do try to get a ticket. ... More >>
<em>My Cousin Rachel</em> tour moves to Sheffield - Monday 20th to Saturday 25th January
<em>My Cousin Rachel</em> tour moves to Cambridge Arts Theatre
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<em>My Cousin Rachel</em> tour moves to Cambridge Arts TheatreMy Cousin Rachel tour moves to Cambridge Arts Theatre
<em>My Cousin Rachel</em> tour moves to Cambridge Arts Theatre
6th January 2020: Following a short Christmas and New Year break the tour of My Cousin Rachel starring Helen George, Simon Shepherd and Jack Holden moves to the Cambridge Arts Theatre for the week January 13th – 18th. ... More >>
<em>My Cousin Rachel</em> tour moves to Cambridge Arts Theatre
Happy New Year to all Daphne du Maurier followers
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Happy New Year to all Daphne du Maurier followers Happy New Year to all Daphne du Maurier followers
Happy New Year to all Daphne du Maurier followers
1st January 2020: The Daphne du Maurier website wishes you a very Happy New Year and extends a warm welcome as you join us through the pages at this site. Whether this is your first visit, or if you are coming back to us as a regular follower, we look forward to sharing news and information with you all, as we move into 2020 and all that the coming year will hold. ... More >>

http://www.dumaurier.org/index.php


Happy New Year to all Daphne du Maurier followers

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