Stratford-upon-Avon Literary Festival


Saturday, 26th April to Sunday, 4th May 2014

BOX OFFICE on 01789 207100 (Mon-Fri, 10am-4pm, Sat 9.30am-1.30pm) or online here.

Celebrating its 7th year in 2014, The Stratford-upon-Avon Literary Festival is an exciting mixture of debate, ideas, celebrity author events, workshops and humour. Alongside this is a programme of education events in Stratford and local schools involving favourite authors, poets and illustrators, entertaining and inspiring children from 2 to 18.

The Stratford-upon-Avon Literary Festival is the highlight of the regional calendar and one of the most significant literary festivals in the UK, attracting thousands of people who share one passion: a love of books, writing and reading.

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"Journeys": Project and Performance 2014


*NEW for 2014*
Residential Creative Writing Course

Sunday 27th to Tuesday 29th April at The Three Ways House Hotel, in Mickleton in The Cotswolds, close to Stratford
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Staying for the Festival? Special Acommodation Offer


We are extremely grateful to  Stratford Town Trust who are supporting our Schools Programme again in 2014.

Please note: Literary Festival events are usually an hour long, unless otherwise stated. Authors will sign copies of their books at all events. If you are buying a ticket on the door, cash or cheques only please. We reserve the right to substitute speakers if the need arises. We advise people to check the website prior to the event to ensure there has been no change to the programme.


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Sublime Journeys Performance

Stratford students put on an exceptional Arts Council funded festival project

2014 Creative Writing Competition

Top prize of £100 for the best poem or story with the title 'Journeys'

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