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GLADFEST IS BACK IN 2021!

This year, Gladfest is going online. 

Here is a sneak preview of some of our planned events. More may be announced.

  • Essex Girls: Sarah Perry, author of the Essex Serpent, will discuss her new book.
  • The Quiet HavenProfessor Ian Bradley will share readings of his work on the subjects of death and heaven.
  • The Lost Future of PepperharrowNatasha Pulley, the mind behind the Watchmaker of Filigree Street, reveals what she has been working on.
  • Light PerpetualFrancis Spufford is set to reveal his new writings, with a focus on the early 2021 release. 
  • The Ninth ChildSally Magnussen will introduce us to the spirited Isabelle, the protagonist of her most recent novel. 
  • The Widening Circle of Us: Peter Francis, warden of Gladstone's, will speak on the art and process of penning an autobiography.

Dates and ticket details will be released soon. Please keep an eye on our events and courses list.