Ferry discounts for Literary Festival goers

Book lovers can enjoy Red Funnel discounts for this year’s Literary Festival at Northwood House. 

Red Funnel is sponsoring the event and providing festival goers taking the car over from Southampton to East Cowes a 20% discount on a return crossing when booked in advance.

IW Literary festival foot passenger offers include a special £9.95 day return and a £15.95 weekend return for the Red Jet service to Cowes.

A rich and diverse line-up of speakers including novelists, historians, correspondents, political figures and media presenters feature in the programme of the Red Funnel Isle of Wight Literary Festival taking place in Cowes from October 11-14.

The festival, now in its 7th year, has a programme of over 60 speakers including Terry Waite, Peter Snow and Ann MacMillan, Bob Champion, James Bloodworth and John Suchet.

Book lovers bank discounts on Red Funnel for the Northwood House Literary Festival

The festival finishes with what promises to be a lively politics question panel with the Rt Hon Andrew Mitchell MP, Austin Mitchell, Bob Seely MP and Labour’s Julian Critchley – chaired by Rt Hon Sir Richard Ottaway.

Jonathan Green, marketing and communications director at Red Funnel, said: “From Tennyson to Minghella, the Island has rich literary connections and now the Red Funnel Isle of Wight Literary Festival is set to turn Cowes into a literature lover’s dream this October.”

“As title sponsor, we’re offering some excellent deals for bookworms travelling from mainland for a day visit or the full weekend. The highly acclaimed programme is bursting with fantastic writers and speakers who are sure to make 2018 an unforgettable festival.”

For more information please see www.redfunnel.co.uk/litfest