We’ve pressed go on our online ticket sales system and we’ll have physical tickets for over-the-counter sales available at the Royal Dorset Yacht Club from the evening of 1st December. A perfect Christmas present for your loved ones. This is where the festival of our imagination is tested against the reality of your interest. Fingers crossed this […]Read more "Tickets go on sale!"
Antoine Vanner is giving a talk at Leviathan and has also very kindly agreed to run two creative writing workshops. These words from his fascinating Dawlish Chronicles blog. “I’ll be speaking at the Weymouth Leviathan Maritime Literary Festival in March next year and during it I’ll also be running a workshop on plot-development for aspiring writers. […]Read more "Interested in writing maritime fiction?"
Over the last week we’ve been wrangling the large number of terrifically exciting talks, workshops and entertainments we’ve booked for Leviathan into some sort of sensible order. We think we’ve now come up with a festival programme that’ll mean most people will get to see the things they’re really interested in. The result is that we’ll soon be publishing the […]Read more "Leviathan tickets to go on sale from 1 December"
Media friends, We’ve written a press release to announce the festival and have distributed it to some of the journalists we know. If we’ve missed sending it your way then, good news, here it is… Feel free to fire over any questions and we hope you can make it to Weymouth in March. WL Weymouth Leviathan, ‘Fear […]Read more "Press release introducing Weymouth Leviathan"
We are over the moon to announce that Philip Hoare will be at Weymouth Leviathan, providing festival goers with a fascinating interpretation of his latest book, The Sea Inside. An experienced broadcaster and curator, Philip wrote and presented the BBC Arena film, The Hunt for Moby-Dick, and directed three films for BBC’s Whale Night. He is […]Read more "Philip Hoare joins Weymouth Leviathan programme"
We’re delighted to announce that J D Davies will be at Leviathan and will present a talk titled, ‘Fear, Courage and Honour in an Age of Adversity: Samuel Pepys and the ‘Gentleman Captains’ of Charles II’s Navy’. J D Davies is an award winning historian and author of the acclaimed naval historical fiction series, The Journals of Matthew Quinton. […]Read more "J D Davies to speak on Samuel Pepys and Charles II’s Navy"
I can’t even begin to describe how excited I am to announce that three senior curators from the world’s largest maritime museum, the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, London, will be giving talks at Weymouth Leviathan. James Davey, Curator of Naval History, will be giving a talk titled, ‘In Nelson’s Wake’ Barbara Tomlinson, Curator Emeritus, will speak about […]Read more "Curators from National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, to speak at Leviathan"