2021 Festival Literary Lunch

Saturday, 23rd October 2021

Some photos from the event

Lady Glenconner signing books after the event under the watchful eye of her agent, Gordon Wise from the Curtis Brown Literary Agency.
Lady Glenconner entertaining the audience with a fascinating talk about her life as Lady in Waiting for Princess Margaret and as maid of honour at the coronation of the Queen.
A full house for Lady Glenconner.

The Philomena Dwyer Literary Lunch
Lady Glenconner

Anne Glenconner’s memoir Lady in Waiting: My Extraordinary Life in the Shadow of the Crown has become a global sensation. She returns to Frinton for the first time since her childhood summer holidays to share her experiences of life with Princess Margaret, being a Maid of Honour to the Queen at the Coronation and the inspiration behind her second novel, set in East Anglia:  A Haunting at Holkham. ‘Remarkable: if your jaw doesn’t drop at least three times every chapter you haven’t been paying attention’ – Sunday Times.

Venue: Frinton Tennis Club, Holland Road, FRINTON
Time: 1.00pm
Tickets: £28 (includes two course lunch)

Literary Lunch

SATURDAY, 14th OCTOBER 2017 – 1pm

Philomena Dwyer Literary Lunch


Daisy Goodwin is a screenwriter and novelist. Her speciality is the 19th century, where her first two novels My Last Duchess and The Fortune Hunter are set.  Her most recent novel is Victoria, The Story of a Young Queen, which she adapted for television last year. The hit TV series starring Jenna Coleman, was a tremendous success, and Daisy is currently writing the second series, which will be hopefully screened this Autumn.

Venue: Frinton Tennis Club   Tickets: £28.00


Events 2014 Literary Lunch




Frinton Tennis Club. 12.30pm £27.50 (including two course lunch)

Santa Montefiorsanta montefioree was born in Hampshire and was educated at Sherborne School for Girls. At Exeter University, she read Spanish and Italian, and spent much of the 1990s in Buenos Aires, where her mother grew up.

She has written a string of best-selling novels, which have been described as ‘engaging and charming’, ‘a beautiful read’, and ‘a gripping romance’.

In her latest nobeekeepersvel, The Beekeeper’s Daughter, her story sweeps from1940s England to America in the 1970s, The Beekeeper’s Daughter is a moving and mysterious tale of two women’s enduring love. ‘Nobody does epic romance like Santa Montefiore. Everything she writes, she writes from the heart’ — Jojo Moyes