Latest Past Events

Music and Literary Heaven: A Joyous Evening of Poetry, Jazz, Song, and Humour

Northwood House Ward Avenue, Cowes

Actress Maureen Lipman, singer Norma Winstone, poet Jeremy Robson and a group of outstanding musicians bring the 2023 Isle Wight Literary Festival to an exciting finale with an original and highly entertaining programme not to be missed. Apart from being one of Britain’s best-loved actresses, the award-winning Dame Maureen Lipman has written a number of bestselling books...


Red Wine and Bloody Murder

St Mary's Church

Sit back and enjoy a glass a wine while a retired judge, Wendy Joseph KC, a mystery writer, Elly Griffiths, and a former detective, Jackie Malton led by chair, Angela Buckley discuss issues such as true crime versus fiction, the judicial system, the role of the detective in real life as compared to the fictional...


The Last Remains

St Mary's Church

Elly Griffiths will talk about the Last Remains the fifteenth book in the number one Sunday Times bestselling series, The Dr Ruth Galloway Mysteries. The series won the CWA Dagger in the Library, was longlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger and has been shortlisted five times for the Theakston’s Old Peculiar Crime Novel of the...


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