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Age UK Exeter attend the Exeter Literary Festival 2018 Launch

Published on 16 November 2018 01:41 PM

We were delighted to be invited along to the launch of Exeter’s first Literary Festival on the evening of 15th November.  The event was hosted by Waterstones and the Exe Lit Fest Committee with special guest Teresa Driscoll. Maggie Bonfield of Exe Lit Fest spoke passionately about the festival events and how hard everyone has worked to make the vision become reality. Teresa Driscoll presented the winners of the short story competition, with the theme Takeaway Tales, with their prizes. We were particularly proud of the winner of third place is a member of our wonderful day care team.


The results were:

Winner; Linda Palmer of Exeter, Devon - Click here to read Snap

2nd; Jan Robinson of Cornwall - Click here to read Friday Night

3rd; Andy Bourne of Exeter , Devon - Click here to read Takeaway

The Highly Commended Entries were:

David Andrews of Taunton, Somerset

Alan Barker of Epsom, Surrey

Elizabeth Ducie, Chudleigh, Devon

Renee Terry Topsham, Devon

For more information about the festival, which takes place this weekend, please visit