Walled Garden Baumber

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Tel. 01507 578763

Email: walledgardenbaumber@yahoo.co.uk


The Walled Garden, Baumber, Horncastle, Lincolnshire

Access from the A158 only between Baumber and Wragby

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Literary Festival


Saturday July 27th and Sunday July 28th 2019

10.30am to 3.30pm



This July WGB will be hosting a literary festival sponsored by Hammond House Publishing Ltd.


Well known Authors and Poets attending.

A weekend for readers, writers and poets in a beautiful setting.

Meet local authors, have your book signed. Listen to poets or read your own work out on our open mic.


Margaret Dickinson - well known Lincolnshire author, book signing `The Brookland Girls` the sequel to her bestseller `The Poppy Girls`.  Margaret will also be available for one-to-ones with authors looking for advice.


  Avril Ford - our local retired Reverend turned author of crime novels and children's books.


    Julian Earl - local vet turned author ‘Cows in Trees’ a warm and witty memoir of his experiences as a vet.  His second book, to

be launched at the festival is "The Dog With The Head Transplant"


   Rosita Bird - author of Children's stories , The Elf's Secret, My Great-Grandad Was a Soldier and many more...


  David Evardson - author of A Donkeyman's Journey - from Latvia to Grimsby  


  Paul Sutherland -  local award winning poet


  Jane Keightley - a local travel author, she has had her work published in Italia magazine, Country Walking, the Sunday

   Telegraph and the Daily Mail  


 Literary agents Darley Anderson will also be joining us for the weekend to talk about their work and meet authors and poets to give individual advice.


There will be creative writing, poetry workshops and talks. Our story tellers will bring words to life for all ages and there will be lots of books to buy, old and new.

If you are a published author or poet and would like a FREE table to promote your work please contact

Niki - walledgardenbaumber@yahoo.co.uk


A short story competition for children and adults will be held in advance with winners announced during the weekend.

he winning stories will be read out and prizes presented during the festival. Hammond House will publish the winning stories in their 2019 WGB anthology.


Literary Information Poster


Short Stories Competition Information


Children under 18 - £2.00 - Competition entry fee   

Adults - £5.00 - Competition entry fee 


For more information email: walledgardenbaumber@yahoo.co.uk