We are very excited to announce the first GlossopBookFest!


12th November 1pm - 6pm Glossop Methodist Church

Glossop, ‘Gateway to the Peak District’, is home to many artistic events, groups and people – the Glossop Music Festival, Glossopera, the Partington Theatre Company – and an ideal place for this venture.

Free Entry!
(Small charges for workshops/some activities. Cafe selling light refreshments)


Meet Authors, Poets and Illustrators

Chat with, check out the work of a dozen or more local authors, poets and illustrators, of different styles and genres. Buy signed copies of books, often at a discount.

Promote your work


Bring cards, leaflets etc. if you want to promote your work.

Join in Workshops and Activities


Learn new skills through fun activities and workshops for both children and adults.

Make connections and build networks

Information and support for authors, poets, writers and illustrators. Publishers, librarians and local bookshop owners will be with us during the afternoon.

Discover groups and events


Get information about local writing groups and spoken word events.


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Email: glossopbookfest@hotmail.com

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Booking to take part


We will be releasing details on booking stands/stalls and leading an activity, workshops or guest speaking slot shortly.


Booking details


We will need:

· What you’d like to offer (description and title)

· A picture to promote your work

· Any links you’d like us to include

Email: glossopbookfest@hotmail.com