Lancaster Litfest launches on Friday (March 2) with a special event with Olivia Lomenech Gill, illustrator of the new coffee table edition of JK Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.
Olivia will offer a behind-the-scenes insight into the creation of the book, her life and work and some truly fantastic beasts.
The event takes place at Shire Hall, Lancaster Castle, at 7pm with tickets £12/£10.
Lancaster Litfest runs from from Friday, March 2 until Sunday, March 25
The event develops writers, engages readers and audiences, and celebrates literary excellence.
The annual literature festival has been staged since 1978 and a range of other publishing, development and participatory projects are lined up for the event.
For more information and full programme visit http://litfest.org