Stratford Literary Festival

Provisional dates for 2017:

23rd April to 30th April

Spreading The Word

Celebrating its 10th year in 2017, 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. 

Want to see what we did in 2016?

Download the 2016 Festival Programme here




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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. The Stratford Literary Festival is a Registered Charity Number: 1164662.

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The Writer's Festival

Masterclasses, debuts and some award winning first novelists feature at this year's Festival.

Top Award of £1000 in Creative Writing Prize

New Felix Dennis Prize announced for 2016

Festival awarded grant by BTBS

Leading book charity supports festival with grant for intern

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