Sidmouth's Literary Connections by the Sidmouth Museum, free event, tea and coffee, Cellar Bar

Jane Austen, Beatrix Potter, Conan Doyle,Rupert Brooke,JR Tolkein, John Betjeman, Stephen Fry - these are just a few of the authors,poets and writers, who have come to enjoy the delights of this seaside Regency town.

Nigel Hayman, curator of The Sidmouth Museum, will launch his booklet Sidmouth's Literary Connections, on the famous names who have visited or lived in the town unveiling over two hundred years of a rich literary heritage.