This new week-long event, the brain-child of David Walkman, a teacher at the Harris Girls' Academy, East Dulwich runs from Thursday 26th June until Thursday 3rd July and presents an Open Air family performance of 'Treasure Island' by Rain or Shine Theatre Company, contemporary Peckham-set film ‘Gone Too Far!’ screening + Q&A with director Destiny Ekharagh, a lecture on Muriel Spark’s 'The Ballad of Peckham Rye' by Dr Martin Stannard, Sparks' official biographer, poetry reading and talk by National Poet of Wales Gillian Clarke, a reading with local author Evie Wild and will finish with one man Dickens show. Full details can be found on (http://www.harrisdulwichgirls.org.uk/98/east-dulwich-literary-festival-2014), where a programme can also be downloaded.

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