Monthly Archives: August 2018

Out of the Hat

The final, happy action from 2018’s Clapham Book Festival was to draw the name of the lucky winner of our prize raffle. Many of the management committee gathered, most appropriately, at The Windmill on the Common last Wednesday evening to … Continue reading

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Sunday in the Park with Books

So, are women better at writing thriller/crime novels than men? The consensus on Saturday’s panel at the Clapham Book festival events at the Lambeth Country Show was that there isn’t a gender difference, both can be excellent, though there often … Continue reading

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Books for Sale in the Sunshine

Books, books for sale!  Coffee table £2 , hard back £1, paperbacks 50 pence! It was my local south London Fete at the weekend, something I’ve blogged about before ( see Local Music ). This year was slightly different in … Continue reading

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Sunshine at the Lambeth Country Show

Saturday morning is hot and sunny in south London. Eleven o’clock sees us on our way to Brockwell Park, having collected, inventoried and packed up the books the day before. Already the roads are busy and we were headed for … Continue reading

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Out and about

Now that this year’s Book Festival is successfully concluded Clapham Writers next outing will be later this month at the Abbeville Fete (30th June) where members of our Management Board will be running the second-hand book stall in the Church … Continue reading

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Clapham Book Festival 2018 – How’d We Do?

So now it’s report back time.  The Festival undertakes to report to its sponsors on achievement against the targets it sets itself each year. This year’s Report is being put together, but I can share some highlights. Revenue from the … Continue reading

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Clapham Book festival 2018 – How’d it go?

The dust has settled, the crowds have gone home and everyone involved with delivering the Clapham Book Festival 2018 takes a hefty breath. Sigh. It was very hard work.  We had twice as many events this year as last and … Continue reading

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