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THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 16TH JUNE 2018

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Greenwich Book FestivalSqueeze co-founder Chris Difford returns to his Greenwich roots as one of the headline acts at this year's Greenwich Book Festival, taking place at various venues in and around Greenwich. Novelist and poet Blake Morrison, journalist and author Lucy Mangan, and journalist John Crace are also at the two-day event which takes place on Friday 15th and Saturday 16th June. There are literary events for all ages. Children can meet top CBeebies author, Olobob creator Leigh Hodgkinson, make comics with cartoonist Neill Cameron, attend a host of workshops with Fabi Santiago (Tiger in a Tutu) and Ged Adamson of Shark Dog! fame, enjoy Paddington storytelling and join the dots of history with Christopher Lloyd who wrote the best-selling history of the world, What on Earth Happened? This year's festival extends beyond Greenwich University's historic Old Royal Naval College campus to the streets, riverbanks, buildings and even Charlton Lido which form the backdrop to featured books. Visitors are invited to walk, swim and mudlark as they experience the environments that inspired the literature.

 

About University of Greenwich

The main University of Greenwich campus boasts a picturesque setting on a World Heritage Site on the banks of the River Thames within three baroque buildings designed by Sir Christopher Wren. A London university spread over three sites, its 28,000 students are also housed and educated at Avery Hill, in an 86-acre park in Eltham, south-east London, and Medway, another campus of Edwardian redbrick buildings near Chatham's historic dockyard. More about University of Greenwich

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North Greenwich Tube Station
 
22 minutes walk
 
 
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Maze Hill Railway Station
 
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Greenwich Railway Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £50  27% off
Bugsby Way, SE10 | 16 minutes from Greenwich Book Festival
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £45  37% off
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £74  36% off
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The Great British Seaside: Photography From The 1960s To The Present
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SE10 | 2 minutes from Greenwich Book Festival
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College Approach, SE10 | 6 minutes from Greenwich Book Festival
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London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
26 Royal Hill, SE10 | 12 minutes from Greenwich Book Festival
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Park Row, SE10 | 1 minute from Greenwich Book Festival
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Maritime Greenwich University Campus, Park Row, SE10 | Same location as Greenwich Book Festival
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The Old Brewery
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Studio 338
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Old Royal Naval College
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Creekside, Deptford, SE8 | 16 minutes from Greenwich Book Festival
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Peninsula Square, SE10 | 24 minutes from Greenwich Book Festival
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