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Everything you need to know about Chorleywood Litfest

Chorleywood Litfest kicks off today and below is all the information you need to know about this fantastic event, sponsored by Sewell & Gardner, as well as an exciting competition to win tickets to see Sheila Hancock on Friday 14th November at 7.45pm.

TONIGHT (10th November) –

Charles Spencer

Author of Killers of the King – The men who dared to execute Charles I

7.30pm at Chorleywood Memorial Hall.

TUESDAY (11th November) –

Louise Doughty

 Author of Apple Tree Yard

7.30pm at Russell School, Chorleywood

WEDNESDAY (12th November) –

Tracy Borman

Author of Thomas Cromwell: The untold story of Henry VIII’s most faithful servant

7.30pm at Russell School, Chorleywood

THURSDAY (13th November) –

Jodi Picoult

 Author of Leaving Time

1pm at Chenies Manor  – SOLD OUT

FRIDAY (14th November) –

Sheila Hancock

Author of Miss Carter’s War

7.45pm at Chorleywood Memorial Hall

SATURDAY (15th November) –

Hilary Bradt

 Author of the Irresponsible Traveller 

12pm at Chorleywood Memorial Hall

Scribblers in the city

 Guided walk through the historic city of London

Meet at Farringdon station at 11am

Wendy Cope

Author of Life, Love and the Archers

3pm at Chorleywood Memorial Hall

James Heneage & Jason Goodwin

Authors of Enemy at the gates: The Ottomans and The Byzantines

5pm at Chorleywood Memorial Hall

Henry Marsh

Author of Do No Harm – Stories of Life, Death and Brain Surgery 

7.30pm at Chorleywood Memorial Hall

SUNDAY (16th November) –

Irving Finkel

 Author of The Ark before Noah – Decoding the Story of the Flood

12pm at Chorleywood Memorial Hall

Stephen May

Creative Writing Course

10am – 1pm at Chorleywood British Legion Hall

Professor Tanya Byron

 Author of The Skeleton Cupboard, The Making of a Clinical Psychologist

2.30pm at Chorleywood Memorial Hall

Penny Junor

 Author of Price Harry: Brother, Soldier, Son 

5pm at Chorleywood Memorial Hall

For more information on any of these superb authors, visit http://www.cwlitfest.org/events14.html


We have 4 tickets to see the fantastic Sheila Hancock on Friday 14th November at Chorleywood Memorial Hall. All you need to do is e-mail kirsty@sewellgardner.com with the answers to these three questions about the marvellous Sheila. All correct entries will be submitted and a winner picked at random.

Sheila Hancock

Sheila Hancock

1. What famous 80’s pop icon shared the silver screen with Sheila in an 1988 cinema hit?

2. Sheila’s late husband stared as two famous TV detectives, name one?

3. How many times has Sheila been nominated for a BAFTA for best actress?