Weston Literary Festival to return next year
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Weston’s first literary festival which brought famous authors to the town will return again in 2019.
Weston Town Council’s community services committee has agreed to host the event with a budget of £3,000.
Speaking at the meeting on Monday, committee chairman Cllr Roger Bailey agreed the event was a huge success and has ‘so much more potential’.
The free festival was held across a number of town council venues and attracted famous authors including Lord Archer, Amanda Prowse and Huw Powell.
Councillors will discuss whether to apply a minimal charge next year to ensure those who have booked attend on the day.
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The committee also allocated £1,000 towards the flower festival in August and the YMCA Summer Starter event in Grove Park at the end of July.
Members will also look into the feasibility of running a Halloween event in Grove Park.
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