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Peak Literary Festival

Index Peak Literary Festival

The Peak Literary Festival is held in the Peak District National Park in England annually in the Spring and Autumn. [1]

65 relations: Alan Titchmarsh, Ann Widdecombe, Anne Fine, Audience, Author, Ben Crystal, Ben Fogle, Benedict Allen, Brian Turner (New Zealand poet), Campaign for Real Ale, Chatsworth House, Chief executive officer, Chris Stewart (author), Clare Short, Clive Aslet, Colin Tudge, Country Life (magazine), David Blunkett, David Crystal, David Rothenberg, Deborah Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire, Dinner, Don Shaw (screenwriter), E. A. Markham, Editing, Edwina Currie, Ellen MacArthur, Francesco da Mosto, Fred Pearce, G. P. Taylor, Gary Younge, George Band, George Galloway, Gervase Phinn, Global Ideas Bank, Hassop Hall, Immaculée Ilibagiza, James Cracknell, James Geary, Jane Fearnley-Whittingstall, Jeanette Orrey, Joan Bakewell, Joe Simpson (mountaineer), Johnny Kingdom, Judith Miller (antiques expert), Lunch, Mark Cocker, Martyn Ware, Matthew Parris, Meg Hutchinson, ..., Moazzam Begg, Nick Banks, Peak District, Peter Kerr (author), Pulp (band), Richard Whiteley, Roger Protz, Roy Hattersley, Simon Yates (mountaineer), Tariq Ali, The Human League, Time (magazine), War Child (charity), Wendy Holden (author, born 1965), William Dalrymple (historian). Expand index (15 more) »

Alan Titchmarsh

Alan Fred Titchmarsh,, HonFSE (born 2 May 1949) is an English gardener, presenter, poet, and novelist.

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Ann Widdecombe

Ann Noreen Widdecombe, (born 4 October 1947) is a British former politician.

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Anne Fine

Anne Fine, OBE FRSL (born 7 December 1947) is an English writer, best known for children's books although she also writes for adults.

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Audience

An audience is a group of people who participate in a show or encounter a work of art, literature (in which they are called "readers"), theatre, music (in which they are called "listeners"), video games (in which they are called "players"), or academics in any medium.

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Author

An author is the creator or originator of any written work such as a book or play, and is thus also a writer.

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Ben Crystal

Ben Crystal (born 1977) is an English actor, author, and producer, best known for his work on performing and promoting William Shakespeare using original practices, especially in the "original pronunciation".

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Ben Fogle

Benjamin Myer Fogle, (born 3 November 1973 in Westminster, London) is an English broadcaster and writer, best known for his presenting roles with British television channels Channel 5, BBC and ITV.

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Benedict Allen

Benedict Colin Allen FRGS (born 1 March 1960) is an English writer, traveller and adventurer known for his technique of immersion among indigenous peoples from whom he acquires survival skills for hazardous journeys through unfamiliar terrain.

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Brian Turner (New Zealand poet)

Brian Lindsay Turner (born 4 March 1944 in Dunedin) is a New Zealand poet and author.

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Campaign for Real Ale

The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) is an independent voluntary consumer organisation headquartered in St Albans, England, which promotes real ale, real cider and the traditional British pub.

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Chatsworth House

Chatsworth House is a stately home in Derbyshire, England, in the Derbyshire Dales north-east of Bakewell and west of Chesterfield.

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Chief executive officer

Chief executive officer (CEO) is the position of the most senior corporate officer, executive, administrator, or other leader in charge of managing an organization especially an independent legal entity such as a company or nonprofit institution.

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Chris Stewart (author)

Christopher Stewart (born 1950) was the original drummer and a founder member of Genesis.

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Clare Short

Clare Short (born 15 February 1946) is a British Labour Party politician.

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Clive Aslet

Clive Aslet (born 15 February 1955) is editor-at-large of Country Life magazine, a writer on British architecture and life, and a campaigner on countryside and other issues.

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Colin Tudge

Colin Hiram Tudge (born 22 April 1943) is a British science writer and broadcaster.

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Country Life (magazine)

Country Life is a British weekly perfect-bound, glossy magazine, based in London at 110 Southwark Street (until March 2016 when it became based in Farnborough, Hampshire), and owned by Time Inc UK.

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David Blunkett

David Blunkett, Baron Blunkett, (born 6 June 1947) is a former British politician, having represented the Sheffield Brightside and Hillsborough constituency for 28 years through to 7 May 2015 when he stepped down at the general election.

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David Crystal

David Crystal, (born 6 July 1941) is a British linguist, academic and author.

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David Rothenberg

David Rothenberg (born 1962) is a professor of philosophy and music at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, with a special interest in animal sounds as music.

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Deborah Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire

Deborah Vivien Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire, (born Deborah Freeman-Mitford; 31 March 1920 – 24 September 2014) was an English aristocrat, writer, memoirist and socialite.

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Dinner

Dinner usually refers to the most significant meal of the day, which can be at noon or in the evening.

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Don Shaw (screenwriter)

Don Shaw is a British screenwriter and playwright.

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E. A. Markham

Edward Archibald "Archie" Markham FRSL (1 October 1939 – 23 March 2008) was a Montserratian poet, playwright, novelist and academic.

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Editing

Editing is the process of selecting and preparing written, visual, audible, and film media used to convey information.

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Edwina Currie

Edwina Currie (née Cohen; born 13 October 1946) is a British former politician, serving as Conservative Party Member of Parliament from 1983 until 1997.

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Ellen MacArthur

Dame Ellen Patricia MacArthur, DBE (born 8 July 1976) is a retired English sailor, from Whatstandwell near Matlock in Derbyshire, now based in Cowes, Isle of Wight.

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Francesco da Mosto

Francesco da Mosto (born 1961) is an Italian architect, author, historian, film maker and television presenter.

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Fred Pearce

Fred Pearce (born 30 December 1951) is an English author and journalist based in London.

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G. P. Taylor

Graham Peter Taylor (born 1958 in Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England), pen-name G. P. Taylor, is the author of the best-selling novels Shadowmancer, which has been translated into 48 languages, Wormwood and Tersias.

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Gary Younge

Gary Andrew Younge (born January 1969) is a British journalist, author and broadcaster.

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George Band

George Christopher Band OBE (2 February 1929 – 26 August 2011) was an English mountaineer.

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George Galloway

George Galloway (born 16 August 1954) is a British politician, broadcaster and writer.

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Gervase Phinn

Gervase Phinn (born 27 December 1946, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England) is an English author and educator.

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Global Ideas Bank

The Global Ideas Bank's origins lie in the Institute for Social Inventions, which was set up in 1985 by Nicholas Albery, social inventor and visionary.

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Hassop Hall

Hassop Hall is a 17th-century country house near Bakewell, Derbyshire which is now operated as a hotel.

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Immaculée Ilibagiza

Immaculée Ilibagiza (born 1972) is a Rwandan American author and motivational speaker.

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James Cracknell

James Edward Cracknell, OBE (born 5 May 1972) is a British athlete, rowing champion and double Olympic gold medalist and prospective Conservative Party politician.

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James Geary

James Geary (born 1962) is an American-born writer, former Europe editor of Time and deputy curator of the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard.

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Jane Fearnley-Whittingstall

Jane M. Fearnley-Whittingstall (née Lascelles) (born 1939 in Kensington, London) is a writer and garden designer with a diploma in landscape architecture.

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Jeanette Orrey

Jeanette Orrey (born 1956) is a British children's food campaigner and former school 'dinner lady' who in 2012 received the MBE for her services to food in schools.

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Joan Bakewell

Joan Dawson Bakewell, Baroness Bakewell, DBE (née Rowlands; born 16 April 1933) is an English journalist, television presenter and Labour Party Peer.

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Joe Simpson (mountaineer)

Joe Simpson (born 1960) is an English mountaineer, author and motivational speaker.

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Johnny Kingdom

Johnny Kingdom (born 23 February 1939) is an English wildlife filmmaker, specialising in his local area of Exmoor in North Devon.

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Judith Miller (antiques expert)

Judith Miller (born 16 September 1951) is an antiques expert, writer and broadcaster based in the UK.

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Lunch

Lunch, the abbreviation for luncheon, is a meal typically eaten at midday.

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Mark Cocker

Mark Cocker is a British author and naturalist.

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Martyn Ware

Martyn Ware (born 19 May 1956) is an English musician, composer, arranger, record producer, and music programmer.

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Matthew Parris

Matthew Francis Parris (born 7 August 1949) is a South African-British political writer and broadcaster, formerly a Conservative Member of Parliament.

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Meg Hutchinson

Meg Hutchinson (born 1978, in South Egremont, Massachusetts) is an American folk singer-songwriter.

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Moazzam Begg

Moazzam Begg (مُعَظّم بیگ; born 1968 in Sparkhill, Birmingham) is a British Pakistani who was held in extrajudicial detention by the US government in the Bagram Theater Internment Facility and the Guantanamo Bay detainment camp, in Cuba, for nearly three years.

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Nick Banks

Nicholas David Banks (born 28 July 1965 in Rotherham, South Yorkshire) is the English drummer in the British band, Pulp.

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Peak District

The Peak District is an upland area in England at the southern end of the Pennines.

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Peter Kerr (author)

File:Peter Kerr.jpg|Peter Kerr, born in Lossiemouth, Morayshire in 1940.

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Pulp (band)

Pulp were an English rock band formed in Sheffield in 1978.

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Richard Whiteley

John Richard Whiteley (28 December 1943 – 26 June 2005) was an English presenter, and journalist, best known for his twenty-three years as host of the game show Countdown.

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Roger Protz

Roger Protz (born 1939) is a British writer, journalist and campaigner.

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Roy Hattersley

Roy Sydney George Hattersley, Baron Hattersley, PC, FRSL (born 28 December 1932) is a British Labour politician, author and journalist from Sheffield.

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Simon Yates (mountaineer)

Simon Yates (born 1963) is an English mountaineer.

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Tariq Ali

Tariq Ali (Punjabi, طارق علی; born 21 October 1943) is a British Pakistani writer, journalist, historian, filmmaker, political activist, and public intellectual.

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The Human League

The Human League are an English synth-pop band formed in Sheffield in 1977.

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Time (magazine)

Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.

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War Child (charity)

War Child is a non-governmental organisation founded in the UK in 1993 which provides assistance to children in areas experiencing conflict and the aftermath of conflict.

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Wendy Holden (author, born 1965)

Wendy Holden (born 12 June 1965) is a best-selling British novelist.

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William Dalrymple (historian)

William Dalrymple FRSL, FRGS, FRAS, FRSE (born William Hamilton-Dalrymple on 20 March 1965) is a Scottish historian and writer, art historian and curator, as well as a prominent broadcaster and critic.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peak_Literary_Festival

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