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The Repair Shop presenter Jay Blades and Rutland crime author Adam Croft to give talks at online Deepings Literary Festival

A television presenter will give an insight into his life and work during the Deepings Literary Festival.

The Repair Shop presenter Jay Blades will be in conversation with literary blogger, and Deepings Literary Festival committee member, Linda Hill, on Saturday, April 3, from 6.30pm to 7.30pm.

Well-known and well-loved for his work on television, including Money For Nothing and Home Fix, Jay is also an entrepreneur, philanthropist and now, an author, with his memoir ‘Making It’ coming out in May.

The Repair Shop's Jay Blades will be giving a talk at the Deepings Literary Festival
The Repair Shop's Jay Blades will be giving a talk at the Deepings Literary Festival

He’ll be chatting about all of this and how, regardless of our start in life, we all have the capacity for making it.

Booking is essential. Tickets are £5 (plus booking fee) and are available through Stamford Arts Centre at www.stamfordartscentre.com

Tickets have also gone on sale for a further Zoom event on Saturday, April 10, at 6.30pm with independently published crime-fiction writer Adam Croft.

Author Adam Croft. Photo: Rob Davis (44815636)
Author Adam Croft. Photo: Rob Davis (44815636)

He has sold over two million books in 138 different countries and achieved seven Amazon store-wide number 1 bestsellers in the United Kingdom, United States, Canada and Australia.

Adam’s Knight and Culverhouse crime thriller series has gained huge popularity worldwide, with his Kempston Hardwick mystery books being adapted as audio plays starring some of the biggest names in British TV.

He has also recently released two books and is about to release the third in a series of crime books based in Rutland.

Adam also presents the regular crime fiction podcast, Partners in Crime, with fellow bestselling author and actor Robert Daws.

Supported by South Kesteven District Council, the live biennial Deepings Literary Festival has moved to 2022. Meanwhile, the team is busy programming a year of special one-off online events.

To find out more, visit www.deepingsliteraryfestival.co.uk and sign up to receive newsletters promoting the digital programme.

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