Book lovers are advised to get their tickets for the Felixstowe Book Festival - while stocks last!

The Festival of Books by the Sea returns for its 12th year from Wednesday 26 June through to Sunday June 30.

With less than three weeks to go some events have already sold out.

On Saturday June 29, Sunday Times Best Selling author, Rachel Hore, will be on stage from 10am talking about her new novel The Hidden Years – a tale of secrets, loss and betrayal, set on the Cornish coast during World War Two and the heady days of the 1960s.

Rachel Hore is coming to FelixstoweRachel Hore is coming to Felixstowe (Image: Charlotte Murphy)
More highlights this year include Catherine Larner on stage on Sunday June 30 from 1.30pm talking to Dominic Dromgoole about his latest book Astonish Me! First Nights That Changed the World.  

Dominic DromgooleDominic Dromgoole (Image: Helen Miscolcia)
His adrenaline-charged rollercoaster of a book will transport you to the birth of theatre in fifth-century Athens; to Paris to meet Diaghilev and Stravinsky for the Rite of Spring; to Renaissance Florence; to the Sex Pistols at Manchester’s Free Trade Hall and to Hitchcock directing Psycho.

From 3pm, also on Sunday, there are a few last remaining tickets to join Mandy Morton for her popular Tea at 3 event.

Join Mandy and her hilarious cast of feline characters as she reads from The Suspicions of Mr Whisker, the latest book in her much-loved series, The No 2 Feline Detective Agency.

The ticket price of £11 includes a cream tea and a copy of the book.

Rounding off the final day on Sunday at 4.30pm will be the script writing duo - Laurence Marks & Maurice Gran who will be discussing their biggest hit television shows – Holding the Fort, Shine On Harvey Moon, The New Statesman, Birds of a Feather, Goodnight Sweetheart, and Love Hurts, accompanied by their new book Shooting the Pilot.

Laurence Marks and Maurice GranLaurence Marks and Maurice Gran (Image: Marks and Gran)

The festival takes place across both Harvest House in Cobbold Road and the Two Sisters Arts Centre in Trimley St Mary. 

More details and tickets can be found via