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  • Green Flag Award

Literary Event, Sat 9 May 2015


Orangery Tea Room, Whitstable Castle

Orangery Tea Room, Whitstable Castle

Weddings at Whitstable Castle

Weddings at Whitstable Castle

Weddings at Whitstable Castle

Weddings at Whitstable Castle


A day of discussions and workshops, featuring writers, editors, agents and publishers.

9.30am Registration

10am to 11am Discussion: Publishing - Is There a Third Way?

11.15am to 12.15pm Workshop: Turning Fact into Fiction with AF McGuinness

12.30pm to 1.30pm Discussion: Self publishing with Debbie Young and Hattie Edmonds

2.15pm to 3.15pm Discussion: Writing a Series with Lesley Cookman and Paul Fraser Collard

3.30pm to 4.30pm Workshop: Editing with Peggy Riley

4.45pm to 5.45pm Discussion: Getting Published with Joanna Swainson, Ian Drury and Jo Flect

For further details see

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled accessDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 9 May 2015 09:30 to 17:45


£35 - full day ticket including refreshments (excludes lunch). Early booking essential as places are limited.

Also see



See location of The Whitstable Castle and Gardens on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TR 114671  Lat: 51.36447 Long: 1.03580

9 miles from Canterbury via A290.
The train station is 0.9 miles to the castle and bus stop on Tower Parade (under a minute walk to the castle)

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 0.9 miles from Whitstable station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
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