The 2018 Wells Festival of Literature

Our 26th Festival will take place in Cedars Hall, a superb performance facility at the heart of our beautiful city. See details of the location. Tickets for all events are now on sale and can be bought here.


Let the Festival begin!

Following a relaxed and enjoyable ‘launch party’ for Friends, sponsors, supporters and helpers which was held at Cedars Hall on Thursday 18 October, the Festival itself will begin at 6.30pm on Friday 19 October with what promises to be a …
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Rose to interview Brearley

We are delighted to announce that former England left-hander Brian Rose will be coming to Wells on Friday 26 October to discuss all aspects of cricket with Mike Brearley. Mike’s latest book On Cricket is a wonderful compendium of anecdotes …
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Change of programme

Unfortunately Antonia Fraser has had to pull out of her event, the Literary Lunch on Friday 26 October. We are delighted, however, to report that legendary former England cricket captain, Mike Brearley OBE, has agreed to speak in her place. …
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Lissa Evans shares her Love of Words

Lissa Evans is a multi-talented author who will be talking about her magnificent new work Old Baggage at the Festival on Saturday 20 October at 12 noon.  Her words will resonate with many: her favourite phrase being  ‘I’ve hung out the …
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We are delighted to let you know throughout the Wells Festival of Literature the Cedars Hall Bar will be open for refreshments between events and delicious soup and sandwiches will be freshly prepared and served over the weekend. ...

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So excited, can’t wait for my day to start. Have tickets for the Wells Literary Festival to listen to some of my favourite authors. @wellslitfest

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