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Diss poised for literary week

PUBLISHED: 18:17 06 February 2008 | UPDATED: 10:23 12 July 2010

Diss is gearing up for a literary week this spring that will culminate in what is claimed to be south Norfolk's biggest book fair.

Held on Saturday, May 24, the fair will see a host of book dealers set up stall in Diss Corn Hall and the United Reformed Church, opposite the mere.

Diss is gearing up for a literary week this spring that will culminate in what is claimed to be south Norfolk's biggest book fair.

Held on Saturday, May 24, the fair will see a host of book dealers set up stall in Diss Corn Hall and the United Reformed Church, opposite the mere. Authors will be signing their works and meeting their readers.

St Mary's Church will have floral displays depicting book titles along with paper makers and allied crafts, and Wally the Worm will entertain children at the Market Place with an interactive tale in song and verse.

The week preceding will see a number of events taking place around the town, including a tutorial by pop-up book designer Robert Crowther, and creating writing sessions for adults and teenagers. A mass read of The Gingerbread man will also be held in local schools.

For more details contact Vivienne Weeks on 01379 641187, or the Diss Cittaslow Office on 01379 642002.

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