In the community

The Stratford Literary Festival is a registered charity with aims to encourage a love of books and writing, and to use books and writing to educate, improve well-being and increase the life skills that reading and writing can bring.

As well as our public events, we work with schools, with projects in the community and also take workshops into prisons to help residents write bedtime stories to their children.

We just love spreading the word.


Our projects are kindly supported by:


Stratford Literary Festival is a Registered Charity No.: 1164662

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Jodi Picoult heads Autumn Line-up

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Autumn Line-up

Rick Stein, Ottolenghi, Jon Sopel included in the Autumn series

Festival Author on Prize Longlist

Sarah Perry, already winner of the Waterstones Book of The Year, on Bailey's Longlist

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