Gareth Huw Davies

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How BeaconLit was built – creating a book festival in an English village

BeaconLit 2022 –  this coming Saturday, 16 July, Ivinghoe, Buckinghamshire. The literary festival was launched in 2013.  People keep coming back, to be inspired, informed and to enjoy the beautiful mystery of what happens when you turn a page (in books both physical and virtual). In this year’s event former Chief Crown Prosecutor Nazir Afzal will be… Continue reading

Things to do - various destinations

City of elegance and festivals, and "birthplace" of Harry Potter

This is one of Britain’s grandest destinations, all proud history and elegant architecture, set against the commanding backdrop of the Castle Rock and Arthur’s Seat. I was swept off his feet by Auld Reekie’s bagpipe blast of things to do. My list includes the “birthplace” of Harry Potter, a tour devoted to the wee dram, a jolly skater, one of Britain’s oldest gardens, as well one of the world’s biggest arts events – the Edinburgh International Festival.

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