The 2017 Wells Festival of Literature will run from 13th – 21st October

2017 will mark our 25th year. Plenty of activity is being planned for this special Silver Anniversary Festival, so please save those dates in October, and keep an eye on the website for news of speakers, events and forthcoming celebrations!

Gala Vince | Wells Festival of Literature
Adam Sisman | Wells Festival of Literature
Book Signing | Wells Festival of Literature
Marc Allum | Wells Festival of Literature
Audience | Wells Festival of Literature
Vince Cable | Wells Festival of Literature
Austentatious | Wells Festival of Literature
Andrew Gant | Wells Festival of Literature
Duchess Visit | Wells Festival of Literature
Queueat Sunset | Wells Festival of Literature
Lauren Child | Wells Festival of Literature
James Veitch | Wells Festival of Literature
Deborah Moggach | Wells Festival of Literature
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Silver Anniversary and World Book Day

Plans are well under way for a bumper Festival this autumn to celebrate our Silver Anniversary. We are delighted to show off our new website in World Book Week, a week when our invaluable education projects get a prominent airing! …
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Simon Loveday, former Festival Chairman

Updated: 11 Nov 2016 It is with great regret that we announce that Simon died on 29th October, soon after entertaining a packed marquee with stories from his fascinating new book. A moving Service of Thanksgiving for his life took place …
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The 2016 Festival is now over

After nine brilliant, action-packed days, the Wells Festival of Literature is now over for another year. The Chubb Bulleid marquee in the Bishop’s Palace gardens was packed almost every day for this most successful of Festivals. Our diverse programme, with …
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Coffee with Richard Manning - Well Festival of Literature

Coffee with Richard Manning

The new Chairman of WFL shares his thoughts… How do you take your coffee? Strong and black and piping hot, ideally made in an Italian Bialetti on the hob. What makes your day a great day?  I divide my working …
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