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The 23rd Lakefield Literary Festival

In commemoration of Margaret Laurence, Catharine Parr Traill, Susanna Moodie and our community’s ongoing literary heritage, the Lakefield Literary Festival showcases Canadian authors and promotes the joy of reading and writing among children and adults.

For ticket information please visit lakefieldliteraryfestival.com

Advance tickets are preferable.

If events are not sold out, tickets are also available at the Festival.

Festival Programme

Friday July 14,  2017  7:30 pm
Tangled Webs
Bryan Jones Theatre, Lakefield College School
Admission $22
Sponsored by: David and Dr. Patricia Morton

Kawartha Home Hardware
Remembering Margaret Laurence: Jane Eccles
Kerry Clare  Mitzi Bytes
Marni Jackson  Don’t I know You
Zoe Whittall  The Best Kind of People
HostMarni Jackson

Saturday July 15,  10 am to 11:30 am
“The Art of Blogging”
Craft Talk by Kerry Clare
Lakefield College School, CLASSROOM 11
Admission $30

(Limit of 24. Pre-purchase required.)

Saturday July 15,  10:00 am
The Children’s Tent, presented in cooperation with the Selwyn Public Library
Cenotaph Park
Admission FREE
Sponsored by: Happenstance Books & Yarns

RBC, Lakefield Branch
Andrew Larsen  Dingus, A Squiggly Story
Kari-Lynn Winters French Toast, On My Skis

Saturday July 15,  10 am to 11:30 am
Lakefield Literary Historical Walk
Christ Church Community Museum
Admission limited to 30 FREE
Sponsored by: Lakefield Physiotherapy & Foot Health Clinic
Tour Guide: Mark Finnan

Saturday July 15,  1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
“A Taste of Food Writing”
Craft Talk by Lindy Mechefske
Lakefield College School, CLASSROOM 11
Admission $30
(Limit of 24. Pre-purchase required.)

Saturday July 15,   3:00 pm
Culinary Life and Times of Sir John A. Macdonald & Catharine Parr Traill
Bryan Jones Theatre, Lakefield College School
Admission $22

Young Writers’ Awards
Sponsored by: David and Dr. Patricia Morton
Media Sponsor: The Peterborough Examiner
Lindy Mechefske Sir John’s Table: The Culinary Life & Times of Canada’s First Prime Minister
Nathalie Cooke (Editor) & Fiona Lucas (Editor) Catharine Parr Traill’s The Female Emigrant’s Guide: Cooking with a Canadian Classic
Host: Nathalie Cooke
Sponsored by: David and Dr. Patricia Morton

Saturday July 15,   5:30 pm to 7 pm
Sir John’s Picnic
Centre Courtyard, Lakefield College School
Admission $35
Sponsored by: Lakefield Foodland

Lakefield Pantry
Reception and Supper with Cash Bar
Come and meet our award winners and authors. Menu inspired by the culinary arts and picnic fare of our early settlers.
(Sale of reception tickets will end on July 2)

Saturday July 15,   7:30 pm
The Many Faces of Mystery
Bryan Jones Theatre, Lakefield College School
Admission $22

Giles Blunt Blackfly Season, a Cardinal novel
Lynne Kutsukake The Translation of Love
Steven Price By Gaslight
Host: Douglas Gibson

 Sunday  July 16,   10:00 to 11:30 am
“A Problem of Character”
Craft Talk by Steven Price
Lakefield College School, CLASSROOM 11
Admission $30
(Limit of 24. Pre-purchase required.)

Sunday July 16,   11:00 am
Lakefield United Church
Guest Speaker Elder Shirley Williams, Manitoulin Island Nation, during regular Sunday Service at Lakefield United Church

Sunday July 16,   2:00 pm
Canada’s Greatest Storytellers/Les Grand Raconteurs Canadiens 1867-2017
Bryan Jones Theatre, Lakefield College School
Douglas Gibson
Admission $22
Sponsored by: Adventure Outfitters

John Moss
Village Pharmacy
In an amazing historical, artistic, and literary journey covering the last 150 years, Douglas Gibson reads and performs from works by Canada’s best fiction writers, in English and in French.

A Festival Pass includes the readings on Friday evening,  Saturday afternoon, Saturday evening, and Sunday afternoon, as well as Sir John’s Picnic. A $123 value for $109. Sale of Festival Passes will end on July 2.

Author book signings follow all events.

Details

Start:
July 14, 2017
End:
July 16, 2017
Cost:
$22
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Place

Downtown Lakefield
Queen StreetLakefield, Ontario
K0L 2H0Canada
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Organizer

Lakefield Literary Festival

Email: message@lakefieldliteraryfestival.com

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