2014 Festival: what you said

See below for the comments made publicly – through Twitter or websites – by our authors, the press, and our festival-goers.

Our authors said …

MATT BIGGS @plantmadman

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PETE JOHNSON from his website

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“I was thrilled and honoured to be asked to launch something so brilliant. I know this is going to be one of the famous festivals of the future.”

CLARE MULLEY @claremulley

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LAURA TRINDER @xbirdyblue
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LAURA TRINDER from her website

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“Last month I was lucky enough to run a children’s workshop at the charming Flamstead Book Festival. The beautiful little village is famous for it’s community spirit, especially it’s very popular Scarecrow festival. This however, was it’s very first book fest…”

The Press said …

Authors wow crowds at new book festival

Hemel Gazette, 19th June 2014
Hundreds of people flocked to Flamstead last weekend for the first ever book festival in the village. Books in the Belfry – in the medieval setting of St …

Flamstead hosts first book festival

Herts Advertiser, 13th June 2014
Books in the Belfry – in the medieval setting of St Leonard’s Church last … Tony Parsons said: “It was the first Flamstead Book Festival but there was …

Our festival-goers said …

Neil Jones @neiljones

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Harts Books @WordsinWalden

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