Oundle Festival of Literature: Glow-in-the-dark shark and a kung-fu cow...

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OUNDLE Festival of Literature continues its packed programme of talks, lectures, competitions and literature-based events until Sunday.

Philip Ardagh will be in the Great Hall today from 10am as part of the Kid Lit events and Mark Billingham will join Michael Robotham in St Peter’s Church at 7.30pm for an evening of Crime and Grime. Tomorrow in the Great Hall, author and illustrator, Nick Sharratt will introduce the socktopus, a camel wearing pants, kung-fu-cow and a shark that glows in the dark from 1pm; historical writer, Simon Scarrow will speak about The Legion, the new epic adventure novel in his popular Roman series at 3pm; Warwick Davis will share anecdotes from his work in film and explain why ‘Size Matters Not’ with excerpts from his autobiography at 5pm and Michael Wood will give a personal insight into his BBC series, The Story of Britain at 7.30pm.

On Sunday, Queen Victoria Hall is the venue for North by Northamptonshire with Katherine Jakeways at 2.30pm and Nick Perry’s murder mystery, The Rhymer’s Revenge from 7pm.

A window competition will be held in Oundle shops and Poems under Pressure will continue all around town until the end of the Festival.

For full details of all events visit www.oundlelitfest.org.uk.

Tickets are on sale from Oundle Box Office, 4 New Street, PE8 4ED - 01832 274734

Tickets can also be booked on line: www.oundlefestival.org.uk .