Curious Arts Festival 2014
Friday, July 18, 2014 at 1:00 PM - Sunday, July 20, 2014 at 10:30 PM (BST)
Lymington, United Kingdom
Curious Arts Festival looks set to be a glittering celebration of talent from the worlds of literature, music, film and the visual arts with the ambitious programme of events, talks, debates, and live gigs showcasing some of the best contemporary artists from the UK and beyond.
For three days in July (18-20th) the breathtaking grounds of Pylewell Park in the New Forest will provide the stunning backdrop for the festival and create an enchanting, magical world for our visitors. With a fantastic line-up already confirmed, expect to enjoy an unforgettable weekend of sensory stimulation, delicious and unusual food and drink and lots of curious happenings.
Our full Festival programme has now been announced. The line-up includes:
LADY ANTONIA FRASER · DAN SNOW · FAY WELDON · TOM HOLLAND · NATHAN FILER · DBC PIERRE · PIERS TORDAY · LOTTIE MOGGACH · DAMIAN DIBBEN · RACHEL JOYCE · OWEN SHEERS · NEIL BARTLETT · MJ HYLAND · DEBORAH LEVY · CLAUDIA RENTON · BEN WILSON · MATT HAIG · HORATIO CLARE · ROWAN PELLING · FRANCESCA BEAUMAN · JOHN NIVEN · WILLIAM ATKINS · NICOLA BEAUMAN · FRANCES WELCH · CRAIG BROWN · PHILLIP MOULD · RACHEL CAMPBELL-JOHNSTON · ISABEL WOLFF · REBECCA FRONT · EMMA UNSWORTH · SIMON EVANS · SANDY BURNETT · RICHARD SKINNER · TIM BEARDSON · DAVID BARRIE · ROBERT WILTON · TOM HAMMICK · WADE GRAHAM · ELLA BERTHOUD · ROBERT LLOYD-PARRY AS M.R JAMES · AUTHORS XI
MUSIC PRESENTED BY COMMUNION FEATURING
JOHNNY FLYNN & THE SUSSEX WIT · ED HARCOURT · NICK MULVEY · JOAN AS POLICE WOMAN · BEAR'S DEN · LUKE SITAL-SINGH · EAVES · RAE MORRIS
FULL MUSIC PROGRAMME FOR DISCERNING MINDS REVEALED IN LATER THIS MONTH DJ SETS FROM HMS SWEET CHARITY
OTHER CURIOUS EVENTS
HENDRICK’S CARNIVAL OF KNOWLEDGE · GHOST STORIES WITH M.R JAMES · BIBLIOTHERAPY · IMMERSIVE THEATRE · A FILM TENT · GARDEN WALKS · MAGIC · POP-UP BOOKSHOP · CARTOON CLUB · SONG-WRITING · MUCH AMUSEMENT FOR LITTLE ONES
NO OTHER FESTIVAL BEGINS WITH A CRICKET MATCH STARRING ILLUSTRIOUS AUTHORS
For more information, log on to: www.curiousartsfestival.com
Benedict James Ltd directs, produces and operates the Curious Arts Festival. Benedict James was set-up to establish local events on an international scale with the aim of bringing together writers, artists and musicians in a unique way to connect the mainstream with the maverick. Our events take place in beautiful and inspiring surroundings where the brilliant line up combines with delicious and unusual food and drink to create for our festival visitors an unforgettable weekend experience.
Benedict James is owned and run by Clare Conville, Patrick Keogh and Rory Steel.
For more information about Benedict James and our events, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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