Events for Readers and Writers

Events for Readers and Writers

Literary, Book, and Arts Festivals

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January – (England) Finchley Literary Festival

January  – (India) Jaipur Literature Festival

February – (Scotland) Winter Words Festival

February (England)  Purbeck Literary Festival

February (Ireland) – Limerick Literary Festival

February to March – (England) Bath Literature Festival

March – (England) Aldeburgh Literary Festival (Suffolk)

March – (Ireland) Ennis Book Club Festival

March – (England) Words by the Water Cumbria

March – (England) King’s Lynn Fiction Festival

March – (England) Huddersfield Literature Festival

March – (Scotland) Aye Write! Glasgow Book Festival

March – (England) York Literature Festival

March – (England) Oswestry Litfest

March – (Channel Islands) – Alderney Literary Festival

March – (Scotland) Scottish Association of Writers Annual Conference

March – (England) Essex Book Festival

April – (England) Oxford Literary Festival

April- (England) Cambridge Literary Festival

April – (USA) Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

April – (England) London Book Fair

April – (England) Books by the Beach – Scarborough

April – (Wales) Cardiff Children’s Literature Festival

April – (Ireland) Cuirt International Festival of Literature

April – (England) Chipping Norton Litfest

April – (Scotland) Colonsay Book Festival

April – May – (England) Hexham Book Festival

April – May – (England) Stratford Literary Festival

May – (England) Swindon Festival of Literature

May – (England) Chipping Campden Literature Festival –

May – (Scotland) – Boswell Book Festival

May – (England) Ullapool Book Festival

May – (England) Fowey Festival of Words and Music

May – (England) Brighton Festival

May – (Scotland) Perth Festival of the Arts

May – (England) Charleston Festival

May – (Ireland) Dublin Writers’ Festival

May – June – (Wales) Hay Festival

May – June – (England) Salisbury International Arts Festival

May – June – (England) Swaledale Festival

May – (England) Australia and New Zealand Festival of Literature and Arts – London

June – (Ireland) Writers’ Week Literary Festival

June – (England) Charles Causley Festival(Cornwall)

June – (England) Stoke Newington Literary Festival

June – (England) The Big Bookend Leeds

June – (England) Stoke Literary Festival

June – (England) Worcestershire Literary Festival

June – (Scotland) Borders Book Festival

June – (Ireland) Immrama, The Lismore Festival of Travel Writing

June – (England) The University of Winchester Writers’ Festival

June – (England) Dickens Festival, Kent

June – (Wales) Dinefwr Literature Festival

June  – (England) Felixstowe Book Festival

June (England) Lowdham Book Festival

June to July – (England) Ashbourne Festival

June to July – (England) Hebden Bridge Arts Festival

June to July – (England) Althorp Literary Festival

July – (England) Evesham Festival of Words

July – (England) Lichfield Literature Festival

July – (England) Frome Festival

July – (England) Penzance Literary Festival

July – (England) Ways With Words – Devon

July – (England) Buxton Festival

July – (Ireland) West Cork Literary Festival

July – (England) Festival at the Edge, Shropshire

July – (England) Crime Writing Festival Harrogate

July – (England) Cirencester Children’s Literary Festival

July – (England) Port Eliot Festival – Cornwall

August – (England) Swanwick Writers’ Summer School

August – (Scotland) Edinburgh International Book Festival

August – (Scotland) Beyond Borders International Literature Festival

September – (Scotland) – Nairn Book and Arts Festival

September – (England) – York Festival of Writing

September – (England) NAWG Annual Festival of Writing (Warwick)

September – (Ireland) Oscar Wilde Festival

September – (Wales) Gladfest

September – (England) Chiswick Book Festival

September – (Wales) PENfro Book Festival, Pembrokeshire

September (England) International Agatha Christie Festival Devon

September – (Channel Islands) Guernsey Literary Festival

September – (England) Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival

September – (England) Rye Arts Festival

September to October – (England) Words in Walden

September – (England) Blenheim Palace Literary Festival

September – (England) Kew Literary Festival

September – (USA) Baltimore Book Festival

September to October – (England) Bath Festival of Children’s Literature

September to October – (Scotland) Wigtown Book Festival

September to October – (England) Appledore Book Festival

September to October- (England) Henley Literary Festival

October – (England) Beverley Literature Festival

October – (England) Warwick Words

October – (England) Cheltenham Literature Festival

October – (England) Wimbledon Bookfest

October – (England) Ilkley Literature Festival

October – (England) Birmingham Literature Festival

October – (England) Durham Book Festival

October – (England) Wells Festival of Literature

October – (England) Guildford Book Festival

October – (England) Mere Literary Festival (Wiltshire)

October – (England) Manchester Literature Festival

October – (England) Bridport Open Book Festival

October – (England) Sherborne Litery Festival

October – (England) Thame Arts and Literature Festival

October – (England) Chester Literature Festival

October – (England) Canterbury Festival

October – (Scotland) Dundee Literary Festival

October – (England) Wolds Words Literary Festival

October – (Wales) Do Not Go Gentle Dylan Thomas Music & Literary Festival

October – (England) Yeovil Literary Festival

November – (England) Southwold Literature Festival

November – (England) Humer Mouth Literature Festival

November – (England) Richmond upon Thames Literature Festival

November – (England) Bridport Literary Festival

November – (England) Literary Leicester

November – (England) Lavenham Literary Festival

November – (England) Folkestone Book Festival

November (Wales) Hay Festival Winter Weekend

November (England) Cambridge Literary Festival Winter

Please note that Alfie Dog Limited has no involvement in any of these events and lists them here simply for the benefit of our readers.