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Franschhoek Literary Festival 2015: Friday 15 May Events

Franschhoek Literary Festival 2015: Friday 15 May Events

Here is a list of all the amazing events you can look forward to at the Franschhoek Literary Festival this year! Because there are so many wonderful events we have decided to split them into 3 blogs (one for each day of the festival). 10h00-11h00 [1] Wielding Words (New School Hall) Darrel Bristow-Bovey (Superzero) discusses […]

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Franschhoek Literary Festival 2015

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The first Franschhoek Literary Festival took place in 2007 with two main objectives: *To bring together a broad cross-section of mostly South African English-speaking writers and a few distinguished authors from overseas, aiming to present quality events that inspire and inform. *To raise funds for local community and school libraries, for which the FLF Library […]

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Franschhoek Literary Festival 2014

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Since its first year in 2007, the Franschhoek Literary Festival has grown in size and stature into one of South Africa’s most popular celebrations or writers, writing, and reading.       Up to 120 local and international authors will gather at this year’s festival, joined by hundreds of visitors. As the festival has grown in popularity, early booking for accommodation is recommended, and would‐be attendees are advised to reserve their tickets soon after the programme is released.     The festival offers a range of […]

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Franschhoek Literary Festival 2013

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The 2013 Franschhoek Literary Festival takes place 17 – 19 May and this year has it all! Fiction, non-fiction, political debates, poetry, lifestyle books, writing workshops – you name it, they’ve got it covered for book lovers of all ages. On the fiction side, the sessions range from Precious Ramotswe to a Nazi general; False […]

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