Online ticket sales are available below!

Just add them to your cart and pay through Paypal.

 

Tickets are also available in-person (cash or cheques only) at Happenstance Books & Yarn, 44 Queen Street, Lakefield and Hunter Street Books, 164 Hunter Street, Peterborough.

Welcome to the Lakefield Literary Festival 2019! This year our festival dates are July 12 -14. The festival consists of four Reading Events, a Supper & Reception with Festival Authors, three Craft Talks and several free events.

The Reading Events, Supper Reception and Craft Talks are held at Lakefield College School. The Free events are held at Cenotaph Park and the Christ Church Community Museum. Click here to see the venues.

Craft talks are sold separately.

Readings: $22 each (Friday evening, Saturday afternoon, Saturday evening, Sunday afternoon.

Craft Talks are 90 minutes and have a capacity of 24 attendees, tickets must be purchased in advance.

Tickets for the Readings can be purchased at the door, subject to availability.

If you purchase tickets online your tickets will be waiting for you at the Festival Ticket Desk located at Bryan Jones Theatre, Lakefield College School. Please bring your emailed payment receipt and identification to pick up your tickets before the event.

To purchase tickets online: click the ‘Add to Cart’ button for each event you would like to attend. A PayPal shopping cart will open in a new page with a summary of your selections including cumulative pricing. You can increase/decrease the number of tickets for each event or completely remove the event from the cart if you’ve chosen one in error. Simply flip between this ticket page and the cart page to add selections or click ‘Continue shopping.’ When you have completed your selections, click on either ‘Check Out‘ for payment by VISA or MasterCard, or click on ‘PayPal check out’ if you have a PayPal account.

Please be sure to enter your correct email address. Once your payment is completed PayPal will email you your receipt. Check your spam/junk folder if the email does not arrive promptly. Your official tickets will be waiting at the Festival Ticket Desk, please bring your payment receipt and identification.

Please contact tickets@LakefieldLiteraryFestival.com for more details

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Saturday July 13 at 10:00am – Children’s Event ~~~ FREE
The Children’s Tent with authors Ruth Ohi and Kevin Sylvester
Cenotaph Park

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Saturday July 13 at 10:00am – Historical Walk ~~~ FREE (90 minutes, limit of 30 participants, first to arrive, no registration)
Lakefield Literary Historical Walk with Mark Finnan
Christ Church Community Museum

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Saturday July 13 at 12:30pm – Local Authors’ Event ~~~ FREE
The Authors’ Tent with three local authors

 


Festival Pass, July 12 – 14, 2019

Passes $109  – SOLD OUT



FRIDAY July 12 at 7:30pm

Humour, Hope, & Dissent

Drew Hayden Taylor,  Lee Maracle and Columpa Bobb, Duncan McCue 

Host: David Newhouse

Bryan Jones Theatre, Lakefield College School  Readings ~~~ $22 (included in Festival Pass)





SATURDAY July 13 at 10:00am

Some Problems in Translation, or, what did Don Quixote eat on Saturdays?

Craft Talk by Wayne Grady ~~~ $30 ( not included in Festival Pass)

(90 minutes, limit of 24 participants, pre-purchase required)  Lakefield College School Classroom 8





SATURDAY July 13 at 1:00pm

Writing and Drawing with Kevin Sylvester

Craft Talk by Kevin Sylvester ~~~ $30 ( not included in Festival Pass)

(90 minutes, limit of 24 participants, pre-purchase required)  Lakefield College School Classroom 8





SATURDAY July 13 at 3:00pm

At What Cost?

Linda Spalding, Wayne Grady and Molly Blyth

Host: Molly Blyth

 ~~~ $22 (included in Festival Pass)   Bryan Jones Theatre, Lakefield College School




 


Saturday 5:30 – 7:00 – Centre Courtyard, Lakefield College School – $35 – Meet the Authors Reception  

SOLD OUT
 


SATURDAY July 13  at 7:30pm

An evening with Michael Ondaatje

Host: Louise Dennys

 ~~~ $22 (included in Festival Pass)

Bryan Jones Theatre, Lakefield College School


SOLD OUT

SUNDAY July 14 at 10:00am

Playwriting and More: A Writing Career

Drew Hayden Taylor

Craft Talk ~~~ $30 (not included in Festival Pass)

(90 minutes, limit of 24 participants, pre-purchase required)

Classroom 8, Lakefield College School





SUNDAY July 14 at 2:00pm

Leaving Home, Coming Home

Tima Kurdi, Abu Bakr al Rabeeah and Winnie Yeung

  ~~~ $22 (included in Festival Pass)

Bryan Jones Theatre, Lakefield College School