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image for Talk item typeMy Europe: A Patrician Press Anthology at Wivenhoe

Talk, Fri 2 Mar 2018

My Europe

My Europe

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https://essexbookfestival.org.uk/event/m

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Town Centre,
Wivenhoe,
Essex,
CO7 9

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In their latest anthology, Patrician Press brings together poems, short stories and essays on the theme of Europe, advantages and disadvantages of the European Union. Writers share personal histories and discuss the consequences of leaving the EU.

Contributors include George Szirtes, Lemn Sissay, Helena Kennedy QC, Canon Giles Frazer, Stephen Timms MP, various Patrician Press authors such as Andrea Inglese, Emma Kittle-Pey, Robert Ronsson and others including Wersha Bharadwa and Heather Welford, with quotes from William Keegan, Polly Toynbee and Yanis Varoufakis.

The philosophy and aim of the Patrician Press is to encourage and promote writers of high-quality fiction and poetry. Small, independent and courageous, Patrician Press strongly believe that it is imperative to uphold and maintain the quality of contemporary literature in today’s challenging, competitive and ever-changing technological world.

patricianpress.com @PatricianCom

This event is part of Essex Book Festival’s PLACE weekend in Colchester. This event is part of Essex Book Festival’s PLACE weekend in Colchester. Click here for a list of events taking place as part of the hub.

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Fri 2 Mar 2018

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£5
All proceeds donated to European educational charities

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Map reference: TM 038216  Lat: 51.85645 Long: 0.95891

Getting to Wivenhoe

• By bus: Buses No. 61, 62 or 87 go to Wivenhoe from Colchester town centre (61 and 62 also from Colchester Station), via the University of Essex. Buses are very frequent and run 7 days a week.
• By train: Trains from Colchester Town centre, Colchester Station, and London Liverpool Street all go to Wivenhoe. From the other direction trains run from Clacton-on-Sea and Walton-on-the-Naze. Trains run once or twice an hour.
• Walk: follow the Wivenhoe trail from Colchester town centre and the Hythe down to Wivenhoe.
• Cycle: the Wivenhoe trail is part of the National Cycle route 51. Use of cycles on this path is permissive, so be aware of walkers on this popular walking route.
• Car: Access to Wivenhoe is off the A133 from Colchester. Parking is limited in the narrow streets so consider public transport which is easily accessible and frequent.
• Ferry: the Wivenhoe ferry, operated by volunteers, runs in the warmer months from Rowhedge. The Brightlingsea ferry occasionally also goes to Wivenhoe.