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LitFest 2017

Who is invited?

Year 9 to Year 13 students who love all things literary, from budding poets to avid readers there will be something for everyone. Individuals are welcome to book from Year 12 and 13 as are group bookings from schools and colleges.

On the day

There will be a selection of workshops running, to which students can sign up on the day.

  • Gothic Literature
  • Studying Drama
  • Shakespeare
  • Writing Poetry
  • Language and many more 
  • Students will also have the opportunity to ask questions to a careers panel of English graduates, and listen to guest author readings. 

Outside the festival venue there will be stalls selling books and merchandise. Guests will be able to purchase lunch from our BBQ and enjoy entertainment in the gardens.

Winners of our Flash Fiction competition will also be announced at the event.

Enter our Flash Fiction Competition

Can you write a 500 word story on the theme of a 'journeys?'.

Enter our Flash Fiction competition now and win publication in Synaesthesia magazine and prizes to be presented on the day.

Entry is open to students in two categories: students in Year 9/10/11 and Year 12/13 .

The closing date for entry is the 19 May 2017

Please send your entries to outreach@chi.ac.uk stating your name, year group and the school/college that you attend.

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