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Essex Book Festival - Story Hunter Events at Essex Country Parks

We are delighted to be partnering with the Essex Book Festival as part of the Explore Essex Summer of Culture - a broad series of events, activities and talks for 2021. Essex Book Festival are running a series of four interactive creative writing workshops and guided tours at our parks and places as part of the Story Hunters project. Book your place at one of these events and get your creative juices flowing! Don't forget to enter the Story Hunters Flash Fiction writing competition.

  • Dates: June 27 - August 29, 2021
  • Price: £15-£20

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