Outdoor cinema, literary festival and jamboree coming to Shotley peninsula for Arthur Ransome East Coast Celebration – East Anglian Daily Times

A vintage cinema bus, jamboree and literary festival are just some of the activities booked for a bumper programme of events coming to the Shotley peninsula this summer. Continue reading Outdoor cinema, literary festival and jamboree coming to Shotley peninsula for Arthur Ransome East Coast Celebration – East Anglian Daily Times

Thanet’s trail of 17 famous authors to celebrate for the 2017 Year of Literary Heroes

Swallows and Amazons author Arthur Ransome also has connections with the area. Ransome (1884–1967), whose books launched a million childhood sailing dreams, enjoyed regular visits to Ramsgate Royal Harbour and during one trip he saw a picture of a child in a red cap – inspiring the famous headgear of Amazon pirate girls Nancy and Peggy Blackett… Continue reading Thanet’s trail of 17 famous authors to celebrate for the 2017 Year of Literary Heroes

Walks Leader Entices Dollar-Spending Outdoor and Literary Enthusiasts to Cumbria

A Yorkshire-based mountaineering and guided walk leader is ready to capitalise on the weakness in Sterling post-Brexit, by creating walking holidays that will appeal to North American and Antipodean outdoor and literature enthusiasts and help them explore some of Cumbria’s rich literary connections. Continue reading Walks Leader Entices Dollar-Spending Outdoor and Literary Enthusiasts to Cumbria