Lindsay Galvin

Type:Cultural Activity

Maidstone Museum, Saint Faith's Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1LH
Lindsay Galvin with her book 'Call of the Titanic' graphic for Maidstone LitFest

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Bestselling children’s author Lindsay Galvin explores the inspiration for Call of the Titanic: the myth of Rigel, the Newfoundland dog, and the Captain who saw a Sea Monster.

Ages 9+. All children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. This means that adults will need to buy tickets too. We cannot take responsibility for unsupervised children.

This event is part of Maidstone LitFest 2023. This project is funded by the UK Government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund.


The event is being held at Maidstone Museum which has the following accessibility information:
• Service dogs welcome • Access ramps • All rooms fully accessible by wheelchair • Lift to first floor • Hearing loop • Five disabled parking spaces for blue badge holders 

Maidstone LitFest – Ticket Terms and conditions (in addition to the Maidstone Borough Council - Beyonk Terms and Conditions)

  • Can I get a refund on my tickets?
We do not offer refunds unless a show is cancelled. Tickets can be transferred to another person in your place. Please note on all bookings for children’s events that you are aware of the suitable age range and parental responsibilities. 
  • What age can children attend unaccompanied?
Children of 13 years or older can attend our events unaccompanied. However, we do not take responsibility of that young person. Children under 13 years need to be accompanied by an adult. 
  • Accessibility needs:
At the time of booking, please do email us with any accessibility needs you may have. We have tried to make our venues as accessible as possible, but one venue is a historic building, so we need to know in advance how to make your visit as enjoyable as possible. Our staff and volunteers will aim to help you as much as possible on the day. Unfortunately, we do not have a hearing loop system in place for our events this year. Email: 
  • Children with additional needs:
Please email us with any needs your child may have and how we can accommodate them at the events to ensure they can enjoy their visit:

Book Tickets

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£7.00 per ticket
Child£7.00 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.


Monday, 2nd October 2023 - Sunday, 8th October 2023

Maidstone LitFest logo with sponsor logosMaidstone LitFestA warm welcome to Maidstone’s first Literary Festival, brought to you by Maidstone Borough Council!
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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Parking for Maidstone Town Centre -

Public Transport Directions

By Train - The nearest Railway Station is Maidstone East, a 2-minute walk

Opening Times

Season (8 Oct 2023)
Sunday11:00 - 12:00

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