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  • First Hastings LitFest

    31 August – 2 September, 2018

    Hastings will soon be home to a literary festival like no other. The event, which has been set up by writers and is aimed at writers of all abilities, features a programme that will delight anyone with a love of books and writing, from workshops and talks by prominent authors to live performances, book sales and signings, and competitions open to all. Whether you are an aspiring author or would just like to try your hand at poetry or songwriting, HASTINGS Litfest will not only connect you with like-minded individuals, it also offers the chance of getting some professional advice and inspiration. The festival is embedded in the historic town of Hastings and events will take place at venues from the Old Town in Hastings – popular with artists and home to the Jerwood Gallery – to St Leonards.