Doncaster literacy festival a hit with book lovers

The Literacy Festival launced at Doncaster�"s Central Library with author Stephen Booth,pictured, and a murder-mystery event in which characters gave clues out and the audience had to guess who was guilty
The Literacy Festival launced at Doncaster�"s Central Library with author Stephen Booth,pictured, and a murder-mystery event in which characters gave clues out and the audience had to guess who was guilty

Book lovers and budding authors got together to celebrate the launch of the third annual Turn the Page literary festival in Doncaster.

Crime author Stephen Booth, a library champion in support of the UK’s ‘Love Libraries’ campaign, officially opened the festival at a ‘Victorian Murder Mystery’ event at the end of March in Doncaster Central Library,

The event was followed by a talk by author Lauren Owen about her supernatural romance book ‘The Quick’.

The weekend-long festival included a range of creative craft sessions and meet and talk to an illustrator events. Visitors to the town’s libraries also found out how to produce a radio show.