Month: April 2014

In the news #1: St Albans Review

The Flamstead Book Festival is beginning to get media coverage. I’ll post a link to anything significant from now on. See the article Top selling St Albans authors to headline new book festival in this week’s St Albans Review.

Programme updated to issue 5

A new version of the Festival Programme has been posted: issue 5. Apart from minor cosmetic improvements, the only significant change is as follows: Pete Johnson, How to Train your Parents. Age group has been changed to “7 and over”.

Obtaining tickets in advance [Grapevine post]

I’m going to start posting copies of emails distributed to our village email circulation list, called the “Grapevine” – and to others. Here is the first – with information about our Advance Box Office located in the Coffee Dog, our village coffee shop.

Tickets now on sale

Advance booking is now open at our online box office. You can book tickets in advance and have the best chance of getting to the sessions you want.

All author biographies posted

All the author biographies have been uploaded to the site along with photos and book covers where available.

Site still under construction

The site is still being built – but now contains the full event programme. Biographies of authors will follow over the next few days and then further information about the festival, the venues, and how to buy tickets.

Festival programme posted

We are delighted to have posted our full programme. In the morning there are talks and workshops for children and young people. In the afternoon we have a full range of topics, from self-publishing and sports to gardening, spying and