2017 Fairway Galle Literary Festival – Day 4

Saturday, January 14th 2017

Festival Box Office: 25, Leyn Bahn Street, Galle Fort
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9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

EXCURSION: Channa Daswatte on A Walk Through Time and Style.

EXCURSION: Channa Daswatte on A Walk Through Time and Style.

  • Participant: Channa Daswatte.
  • Location: Amangalla Hotel, Galle Fort.
  • Duration: 3 hrs.
  • Access: Event Ticket Only.
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9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

2017 FGLF Event: The Craft of Fiction Writing with CATHERINE BUSH, SUNJEEV SAHOTA and SHYAM SELVADURAI.

FAIRWAY GALLE LITERARY FESTIVAL PANEL: The Craft of Fiction Writing with Catherine Bush, Sunjeev Sahota and Shyam Selvadurai.

  • Participants: Catherine Bush, Sunjeev Sahota and Shyam Selvadurai.
  • Location: Hall de Galle, Galle Fort.
  • Duration: 1:30 hrs.
  • Access: Event Ticket / Festival Pass / Day Pass.
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9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

FAIRWAY GALLE LITERARY FESTIVAL PANEL: Faraway Places with Strange Sounding Names: Travel writing with Katherine Boo, John Gimlette & Christina Lamb.

FAIRWAY GALLE LITERARY FESTIVAL PANEL: Faraway Places with Strange Sounding Names: Travel writing with Katherine Boo, John Gimlette & Christina Lamb.

  • Participants: Katherine Boo, John Gimlette and Christina Lamb.
  • Location: Fairway Pavilion, Galle Fort.
  • Duration: 1:30 hrs.
  • Access: Event Ticket / Festival Pass / Day Pass.
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10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

COOKERY CLASS, FOLLOWED BY A SAMPLING OF PASTRIES: The Choux Show with Jason Licker.

COOKERY CLASS, FOLLOWED BY A SAMPLING OF PASTRIES: The Choux Show with Jason Licker.

  • Participant: Chef Jason Licker.
  • Location: Fort Bazaar Hotel & Spa, Galle Fort.
  • Duration: 1:30 hrs.
  • Access: Event Ticket Only.
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10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon.

WORKSHOP:  Cathy Marie Buchanan on The Craft of Historical Fiction.

WORKSHOP:  Cathy Marie Buchanan on The Craft of Historical Fiction.

  • Participant: Cathy Marie Buchanan.
  • Location: Amangalla Hotel Library, Galle Fort.
  • Duration: 2 hrs.
  • Access: Event Ticket Only.
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10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon.

WORKSHOP: Reinhard Kleist on Stories from the Street - Creating your own graphic work.

WORKSHOP: Reinhard Kleist on Stories From the Street – Creating Your Own Graphic Work.

  • Participant: Reinhard Kleist.
  • Location: No. 5 Middle Street, Galle Fort.
  • Duration: 2 hrs
  • Access: Event Ticket Only.
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11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon.

IN CONVERSATION:  Lesley Hazleton on The Virgin and the Harlot - Mary the Mother of Jesus and Jezebel.

IN CONVERSATION:  Lesley Hazleton on The Virgin and the Harlot – Mary the Mother of Jesus and Jezebel.

  • Participant: Lesley Hazleton
  • Location: Hall de Galle, Galle Fort.
  • Duration: 2 hrs.
  • Access: Event Ticket / Festival Pass / Day Pass.
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11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon.

THINKING OUT LOUD:  Sara Wheeler on The Magnetic North.

THINKING OUT LOUD:  Sara Wheeler on The Magnetic North.

  • Participant: Sara Wheeler
  • Location: Fairway Pavilion, Galle Fort.
  • Duration: 1 hr.
  • Access: Event Ticket / Festival Pass / Day Pass.
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11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon.

FAIRWAY CELEBRATION OF SRI LANKA SERIES:  Jean Arasanayagam & Thiagaraja Arasanayagam on their Poetry.

  • Participants: Jean Arasanayagam, Thiagaraja Arasanayagam.
  • Location: Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing, Galle Fort.
  • Duration: 1 hrs.
  • Access: FREE Event.
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12:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

LUNCHTIME ILLUMINATIONS: Anjan Sundaram’s Deciphering India: The Great Indian Male.

LUNCHTIME ILLUMINATIONS: Anjan Sundaram’s Deciphering India: The Great Indian Male.

  • Participant: Anjan Sundaram
  • Location: Hall de Galle, Galle Fort.
  • Duration: 1:30 hrs.
  • Access: FREE Event.
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12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

SOPHIE HANNAH on Poetry: The Ten Essentials.

LITERARY LUNCH: Sophie Hannah on The Art of the Psychological Thriller.

  • Participants: Sophie Hannah
  • Location: Galle Fort Hotel, Galle Fort.
  • Duration: 1:30 hrs.
  • Access: Event Ticket Only.
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12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

LITERARY LUNCH: Sunjeev Sahota & Malika Booker.

LITERARY LUNCH:  New Britannia featuring Sunjeev Sahota & Malika Booker.

  • Participants: Sunjeev Sahota, Malika Booker.
  • Location: The Fort Printers, Galle Fort.
  • Duration: 1:30 hrs.
  • Access: Event Ticket Only.
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12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

PRIVATE AFFAIR! ... with Caroline Courtauld and Jennifer Murray.

PRIVATE AFFAIR! Caroline Courtauld and Jennifer Murray.

  • Participants: Caroline Courtauld, Jennifer Murray.
  • Location: Shhh … It’s Private!
  • Duration: 1:30 hrs.
  • Access: Event Ticket Only.
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2:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

LITERARY DINNER: Amish Tripathi on his Shiva Trilogy.

IN CONVERSATION: Amish Tripathi on The Shiva Trilogy.

  • Participant: Amish Tripathi.
  • Location: Hall de Galle, Galle Fort.
  • Duration: 1:15 hrs.
  • Access: Event Ticket / Festival Pass / Day Pass.
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2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

IN CONVERSATION: Miguel Syjuco on Ilustrado.

IN CONVERSATION: Miguel Syjuco on Ilustrado.

  • Participant: Miguel Syjuco.
  • Location: Fairway Pavilion, Galle Fort.
  • Duration: 1 hrs.
  • Access: Event Ticket / Festival Pass / Day Pass.
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2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

THINKING OUT LOUD: Caroline Courtauld on Burma: The Ayeyarwady River: Myanmar’s Kingly Stream.

  • Participant: Caroline Courtauld.
  • Location: Scout’s Headquarters, Galle Fort.
  • Duration: 1 hrs.
  • Access: Event Ticket / Festival Pass / Day Pass.
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2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

PRIVATE AFFAIR! ... with John Gimlette.

WORKSHOP: John Gimlette on Conveying the Essence of Unfamiliar Places.

  • Participant: John Gimlette.
  • Location: Galle Fort Library, Galle Fort.
  • Duration: 2 hrs.
  • Access: Event Ticket Only.
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2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

WORKSHOP: Arts Sharing by Open Brain.

WORKSHOP: Arts Sharing by Open Brain.

  • Participant: Open Brain.
  • Location: Antic Guesthouse, Galle Fort.
  • Duration: 2 hrs.
  • Access: FREE Event.
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3:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

POETRY READING: Sophie Hannah & Malika Booker.

LIPTON TEA AND POETRY – POETRY READING: Sophie Hannah & Malika Booker.

With pastries by master pastry Chef Jason Licker, and a selection of teas by Lipton.

  • Participants: Sophie Hannah, Malika Booker, Chef Jason Licker.
  • Location: Fort Bazaar Hotel & Spa, Galle Fort.
  • Duration: 1:15 hrs.
  • Access: Event Ticket Only.
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4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

IN CONVERSATION: Reinhard Kleist on An Olympic Dream and The Boxer.

IN CONVERSATION: Reinhard Kleist on An Olympic Dream and The Boxer.

  • Participant: Reinhard Kleist.
  • Location: Fairway Pavilion, Galle Fort.
  • Duration: 1 hrs.
  • Access: Event Ticket / Festival Pass / Day Pass.
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4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

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THE DEEP READ: Colm Tóibín on Nora Webster, The Testament of Mary and Brooklyn.

With an opening poetry reading by Michael Fehr.

  • Participant: Colm Tóibín, Michael Fehr.
  • Location: Hall de Galle, Galle Fort.
  • Duration: 1:30 hrs.
  • Access: Event Ticket / Festival Pass / Day Pass.
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6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

SUNSET SERIES: In Search of Bawa with David Robson, Channa Daswatte, Ismeth Raheem & Palinda Kananagara.

SUNSET SERIES: In Search of Bawa with David Robson, Channa Daswatte, Ismeth Raheem & Palinda Kananagara.

  • Participants: David Robson, Channa Daswatte, Ismeth Raheem, Palinda Kananagara.
  • Location: Amangalla Hotel, Galle Fort.
  • Duration: 1 hr.
  • Access: Event Ticket Only.
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6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

SUNSET SERIES: Brigid Keenan on Adventures in Fashion

SUNSET SERIES: Brigid Keenan on Adventures in Fashion.

  • Participant: Brigid Keenan.
  • Location: No 5 Middle Street, Galle Fort.
  • Duration: 1 hrs.
  • Access: Event Ticket Only.
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6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

SUNSET SERIES: Jennifer Murray on Solo.

SUNSET SERIES: Jennifer Murray on Solo.

  • Participant: Jennifer Murray.
  • Location: Tamarind Hill, Galle.
  • Duration: 1 hrs.
  • Access: Event Ticket Only.
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6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

SUNSET SERIES: Jayanthi Kuru-Utumpala & Johann Peries on Climbing Mount Everest.

SUNSET SERIES: Jayanthi Kuru-Utumpala & Johann Peries on Climbing Mount Everest.

  • Participants: Jayanthi Kuru-Utumpala, Johann Peries.
  • Location: Fairway Pavilion, Galle Fort.
  • Duration: 1 hrs.
  • Access: FREE Event.
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6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Wine Tasting.

WINE TASTING: Favourite International on Wine.

  • Participant: Favourite International.
  • Location: The Fort Printers, Galle Fort.
  • Duration: 1 hrs.
  • Access: Event Ticket Only.
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6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

FGLF 2017 Event - A Gin Master Class with Geraldine Coates

GIN MASTER CLASS: Geraldine Coates on Adventures in Gin.

  • Participant: Geraldine Coates.
  • Location: The Sun House, Galle Fort.
  • Duration: 1 hrs.
  • Access: Event Ticket Only.
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6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

EXHIBITION: Meet the Artist Charles Uzzel Edwards.

EXHIBITION: Meet the Artist Charles Uzzel Edwards.

Limited FREE Booked Passes. Cocktails and canapés.

  • Participant: Charles Uzzel Edwards a.k.a. Pure Evil.
  • Location: Fort Bazaar Hotel & Spa, Galle Fort.
  • Duration: 1:30 hrs.
  • Access: FREE Booked Passes Only.
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7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

THINKING OUT LOUD: Alison Wearing in Confessions of a Fairy’s Daughter.

THINKING OUT LOUD: Alison Wearing in Confessions of a Fairy’s Daughter.

  • Participant: Alison Wearing.
  • Location: Hall de Galle, Galle Fort.
  • Duration: 1:30 hrs.
  • Access: Event Ticket / Festival Pass / Day Pass.
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7:15 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.

PERFORMANCE: The Chamber Music Society of Colombo Featuring Soprano Kishani Jayasinghe.

PERFORMANCE: The Chamber Music Society of Colombo Featuring Soprano Kishani Jayasinghe.

Proceeds go towards Festival Educational Promotion.

  • Participants: The Chamber Music Society of Colombo, Kishani Jayasinghe.
  • Location: Dutch Reformed Church, Galle Fort.
  • Duration: 1 hrs.
  • Access: Event Ticket Only.
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8:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

LITERARY DINNER: Fuchsia Dunlop & Brigid Keenan: The Best Chinese Food Ever.

LITERARY DINNER: Fuchsia Dunlop & Brigid Keenan: The Best Chinese Food Ever!

Leave 45 minutes prior for travel from Galle Fort.

  • Participants: Fuchsia Dunlop, Brigid Keenan.
  • Location: Why House, Unawatuna.
  • Duration: 2 hrs.
  • Access: Event Ticket Only.
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8:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

LITERARY DINNER: Philippa Gregory on The King’s Curse.

LITERARY DINNER: Philippa Gregory on The King’s Curse.

Leave 45 minutes prior for travel from Galle Fort.

  • Participant: Philippa Gregory.
  • Location: Kahanda-Kanda, Koggala.
  • Duration: 2 hrs.
  • Access: Event Ticket Only.
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8:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

LITERARY DINNER: Lesley Hazleton on The Serendipitous Stumble.

LITERARY DINNER: Lesley Hazleton on The Serendipitous Stumble.

  • Participant: Lesley Hazleton.
  • Location: Owl and the Pussycat, Thalpe, Galle.
  • Duration: 2 hrs.
  • Access: Event Ticket Only.
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8:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

LITERARY DINNER: With Festival Authors and Chef Nihal Senanayake.

LITERARY DINNER: With Festival Authors and Chef Nihal Senanayake.

Limited Tickets.

  • Participants: Chef Nihal Senanayake.
  • Location: Jetwing Club at Jetwing Lighthouse, Galle.
  • Duration: 2 hrs.
  • Access: Event Ticket Only.
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9:30 p.m. onwards.

MAYHEM PAST MIDNIGHT: Tricity Vogue in Cabaret.

MAYHEM PAST MIDNIGHT: Tricity Vogue in Cabaret.

This is an +18 event. Attendees should bring their IDs.

  • Participant: Tricity Vogue.
  • Location: The Sun House, Galle.
  • Access: Event Ticket Only.
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