As usual, please call the venue to check times and dates before you set out just in case I get carried off into the hills by an enraged mountain piglet or something.
Updated 6th April 2017: General update, Llandeilo Event revised.
Sat, 29th April 2017, Llandeilo, Wales:
Llandeilo Literature Festival.
Panel event: Time travelling in literature and history - Jasper Fforde and Jodi Taylor with moderator Hazel Cushion (Accent Press)
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM BST. Venue: The Angel Inn 62 Rhosmaen Street Llandeilo SA19 6EN
Llandeilo Lit Fest Website Event
27th-28th May 2017, Swindon, UK:
Fforde Ffiesta VII, Swindon, UK.
It'll be a cracker. Fun and games, talks about 'Early Riser', fancy dress, 'Avoid the Question Time', 'Name that fruit', preview of next novel, lament to the lost Carfax car park, and more more more!
July 2017, AvilÚs, Spain:
Celsius232 (= Fahrenheit451) is Spain's leading festival of SF and Fantasy, now in its fifth year, held in the medieval town of AvilÚs in pastoral Asturias province half way along the top of Spain.
March 02031: Asteroid belt and Saturn (technology permitting) More details TBA.
October 02042: 81-year-old Fforde talks to other members of old people's home: "I used to be a novelist, no really, I did. Is it lunchtime?" More details TBA.
July 02175: Semi-lifelike cloned Ffordesque replicant to tour Gamma Quadrant in the Cygnus Cluster. More details TBA.
Setember 03431: Much improved Fforde cloned back to life to face execution for sedition; all works consigned to erasure.
Janfebry 008910: Last evidence of Fforde's books vanish forever with the removal of the 'Formerly Thursday Street' plaque from what is now W23-61 Rd in the conurbation known as EuroWest-79.
00012972: Visiting archeologists from Thraal-7 discover incomplete copy of Well of Lost Plots from excavation in landfill. Deciphering takes seven hundred years and a further four hundred years of academic scrutiny before being accepted as historical fact.