Lakefield Literary Festival

July 10 – 12, 2015 The Lakefield Literary Festival celebrates its rich literary heritage each July on a weekend close to Margaret Laurence’s birthday, and showcases many current Canadian authors. The festival was created to celebrate the work of Catharine Parr Traill, Susanna Moodie and Margaret Laurence, among others, all of whom lived and wrote in Lakefield. History of the Lakefield Literary Festival: During the summer of 1993, the Lakefield Historical Society placed an historical plaque at 8 Regent Street across from St. John the Baptist Anglican Church. Lois Wilson, the…

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