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Pikes Ibiza Literary Festival | Day 1

with Irvine Welsh, Carl Barat, Linda Quinn & more

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Pikes Ibiza Literary Festival 2019 Discussion Panel
Photography By Elliot Young www.eyphoto.co.uk Photography By Elliot Young www.eyphoto.co.uk

About the Festival

After the success of last year’s first edition we are delighted to announce that our Pikes Ibiza Literary Festival will return this year for a 3 day celebration of great literature, music, film and food on the 10-12 September 2019.

Taking place right across our fairy tale grounds, from our neon pink tennis court to the Plaza Mayor, prepare to immerse yourself in author discussion panels, interviews, creative writing & publishing workshops, poetry readings and exclusive film screenings.

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So whether you’re an established writer, a budding writer, a frustrated writer, a talented writer, a terrible writer or simply possess an appreciation for the written word, scroll down to see the programme for Day 1.

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Pikes Ibiza Literary Festival 2019 with Linda Quinn

Day 1 | Classes & Talks


“How to be a writer” with Linda Quinn

A special 2 day workshop hosted by Linda Quinn, professional writer and City Lit creative writing teacher will be guiding you through the process of ‘How to be a writer’. She’ll be asking all the big questions, dropping some major hints and sharing some serious techniques that should help you dig deep to find that story inside you.

Spaces are limited so if you’d would like to take part you’ll need tickets to both day 1 and day 2 and to choose whether you would like to register for Group 1 or 2. You’ll receive a registration email after purchasing your tickets.

Group 1 sessions | 13:00 – 15:00 (Day 1) and 13:00 – 15:00 (Day 2)
Group 2 sessions |
13:00 – 15:00 (Day 1) and 13:00 – 15:00 (Day 2)


“How to get published” with Matt Trollope & Jaqi Loye-Brown

One of the often asked questions for writers is around finding the way to have your work seen and enjoyed by a wide audience. Now is your chance to learn those publishing tips and tricks two people who have done it West London journalist Matt Trollope and author Jaqi Loye-Brown.

Day 1 | 15:30 – 16:30


“Introduction to memoir and autobiography Mr Pikes” with Matt Trollope

We all know Tony Pike was a character who certainly had a lot of Ibiza tales to tell, but who doesn’t want to hear the tales behind those tales? We’re excited his partner in storytelling crime and friend of Pikes, Matt Trollope, the ghost writer of Tony Pikes’ biography Mr Pikes, and The Life and Lines of Brandon Block will be discussing these works and more.

Day 1 | 17:00 – 18:00

Pikes Ibiza Literary Festival 2019 Discussion Panel

Day 1 | Panel Discussions & Interviews


Opening Panel Discussion with Irvine Welsh, Linda Quinn, Matt Trollope, Carl Loben (DJ Mag)

Join us on our famous neon Tennis Court to hear the first evening panel discussion of the Festival with headline authors Irvine Welsh (Trainspotting,) and Linda Quinn plus Matt Trollope and DJ Magazine journalist and writer Carl Loben discussing their varied careers and literature.

Day 1 | 19:00 – 20:00


Guest Speaker: Carl Barat on “How to write lyrics” –  interviewed by Irvine Welsh

A very special interview by Irvine Welsh on lyric writing, artistic process and his career with guest speaker and The Libertines star Carl Barat.

Day 1 | 20:00 – 21:00

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Room 39 x Blacks Club

Takeover Dinner

As part of the Pikes Ibiza Literary Festival we are delighted to welcome Blacks Club, London chef Luke Thomas to Ibiza and to Room 39 for a very special dinner takeover featuring a tantalising 3 course menu of seasonal dishes.

Set 3 course menu from €80 per person.

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Reservations

Make your table reservation online through Opentable, alternatively please call +34 971 342 222

Timings:
Dinner served from 20:00