The festival runs from Thursday 20th June until Sunday 23rd June and has something for everyone, from politics and fiction to children’s and poetry. You can book either online at or by contacting Griffin Books directly.

Thursday 20th June

12:30pm: Literary Lunch with Victoria Hislop at Penarth Pier Pavilion (tickets available now at

7pm: Growing Pains with Dr Mike Shooter at Waterloo Tea, Penarth

Friday 21st June

11am: Diana Gruffydd Williams – Fit for Purpose at the Tabernacle, Plassey Street, Penarth

2pm: Brigantia (Fiction) – Adrian Goldsworthy at All Saints Church, Penarth

7pm: Fiction Panel ‘Out of Place’ at Waterloo Tea, Penarth

Saturday 22nd June

10:30am: The Colour of Happy with Laura Baker (Under 5s) at Penarth Library

2pm: Wales: England’s Colony? with Martin Johnes at All Saints Church, Penarth

4:30pm: Children’s Event with Eloise Williams (ages 9-13) at Westbourne Sixth Form Centre

Sunday 23rd June

10:30am: Writer’s Workshop with Tyler Keevil at Willmore’s Cafe, Stanwell Road

2pm: Bring Me Sunshine (Fiction) – Laura Kemp at All Saints Church, Penarth

7pm: Poetry Showcase at Waterloo Tea, Penarth