The Charroux Office de Tourisme has been just amazing in their level of support for the festival. Thanks to them we have a venue, which we hope to be able to announce soon. In the meantime you can plan your visit to this area by taking a look at www.charroux.fr
Author Susie Kelly has agreed to be the Patron of the Charroux Literary Festival which will take place for the first time in the beautiful medieval town of Charroux in the Vienne region of South West France on the 27,28,29 August 2015. Speaking from her home in the Vienne Susie said ‘I am delighted to be the Patron of the Charroux Literary Festival. Living in the area, and writing about it has provided me with a close connection to the place, the people and the culture. Whether your interest lie in fiction, poetry, history or even song writing, we hope you will find something of interest at this delightful festival in a stunning corner of France.’
Paul Sally, President of the Charroux Tourist Office comments: ‘We are very pleased that Susie Kelly has agreed to be the Patron of the first bi-lingual Literary Festival in Charroux, it builds on our joint heritage of art, music and literature.’
The festival will bring together French and English speaking authors and writers. A full programme of events and speakers will be published in the spring of 2015.