Event Programme 2019

DAY 1 – Monday 23rd September

Homer’s Inspiration & Legacy

 Polyxeni Strolonga & Alex Preston

Corfu Reading Society 8pm

DAY 2 – Tuesday 24th September

 

Olive Oil - Corfu’s Provider of Taste, Wealth & Health

Jan Bart Manten, Neolea Oil with Tastings and Recipes

Corfu Palace Hotel – 5.30pm

Followed by

Three Anglo-Hellenic Families – Three Books

Sofka Zinovieff in Conversation

Corfu Public Library, Old Fortress 7.30pm

DAY 3 – Wednesday 25th September

The Place, Story & Spirit of Cricket on Corfu

Charlie Campbell, Jon Hotten of Authors XI 

In Discussion with Frances Edmonds

Gymnastikos Athletic Club, Corfu Town 8pm

DAY 4 – Thursday 26th September

Capturing Time, Writing History

Sebastian Faulks in Conversation with Alex Preston

Corfu Reading Society  7.30pm

DAY 5 – Friday 27th September

Cricket – Authors XI vs Corfu Select XI

Gouvia Marina Cricket Pitch

Western Dominion & Eastern Influence

Tom Holland and Peter Frankopan

Chaired by Elizabeth Speller

Corfu Reading Society 8.00 pm

DAY 6 – Saturday 28th September

 Cricket – Authors XI vs Corfu Athletic Club

Gouvia Marina Cricket Pitch 

The Gardens of Corfu Island

Rachel Weaving in Discussion with Alex Preston

Followed By

Short Stories – Collections and Assemblages

Jim Potts & Elisabeth Speller in Conversation with Charlie Campbell

Municipal Gallery, Palace of St Michael & St George, 7pm and 8.30pm

DAY 7 – Sunday 29th September

Philosophy – Why Does It Matter?

Anthony McGowan

Capodistrias Museum, Evropouli 6pm

(Transport from and return to Corfu Town will be Arranged)

 

And other Events, Visits, Music, Fabulous Corfiot Food and Drink, Historic Venues, Walks and Tours to be announced

Our events are held in interactive panel format often followed by informal taverna suppers and chance to talk and meet together with the speakers

Multi-Event Tickets Available on line 

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/corfu-literary-festival-tickets-66619060403

or

Invitations

Locally in Corfu Town from

www.corfuland.gr 

Albert Cohen St. 2 next to Eurobank

Mon to Fri 10.00 to 16.00 Sat 10.00 to 13.00

Please Note Venues May Have to Be Changed Due to Weather