PEOPLE are being urged to get their tickets now for this year’s Essex Book Festival.

The annual festival, supported by Essex County Council libraries, includes top writers such as Joanna Trollope and Peter Snow.

A number of acclaimed Essex authors are also appearing at events during the festival, which runs throughout March.

As well as authors discussing their works, aspiring writers can benefit from workshops and there are some events for children too.

  • For more details on the Essex Book Festival, including listings, visit the event website and to book tickets call 01206 573948.