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Literary Event, Sat 4 - Sun 5 Nov 2017

Gladstone's Library

Gladstone's Library


Join us for author talks and conversation this November!

Improve your writing, find out how to publish your novel, acquire hints and tips and find inspiration during our bi-yearly micro-festival, Hearth. The the younger sibling of our Gladfest summer literature festival, Hearth began in 2013 and is held in November and February every year. Hearth is an opportunity to meet, talk and create with four authors over a weekend of writing-related activity.

Individual event tickets are priced at £14.
Day tickets are priced at £35 which includes dinner on Saturday or lunch on Sunday.
Weekend tickets are priced at £60 including dinner on Saturday and lunch on Sunday.

All tickets include free entry to the panel discussion on Saturday evening with all four Hearth speakers during which they will reflect on reading and writing and guests are invited to put forward their most testing questions!

Credit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 4 - Sun 5 Nov 2017

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 4 - Sun 5 Nov Hearth Festival
Sun 5 - Fri 10 Nov Focus on Short Fiction
Sat 18 - Sun 19 Nov Liberal Islam
Mon 11 Dec - Mon 13 Nov Film and Theology


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Plan route to Gladstone's Library using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SJ 314659  Lat: 53.18576 Long: -3.02804

Gladstone's Library is easily accessible by road and rail, just fifteen minutes drive from the M56 and six miles from Chester where there are regular train connections to London and other UK cities. Both Liverpool and Manchester airports are within easy reach.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 6 miles from Chester station


  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality