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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2017 Competitions are open

Sharpen your pencils, fill up your pens, or dust down your keyboards… The Festival Competitions for 2017 open today – and no, that’s not an April Fool! But you would be a fool not to give it a go: the …
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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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Coffee with Steve Voake

Judge of our 2017 Book for Children Competition How do you take your coffee? I’m more of a tea drinker to be honest – give me a strong cup of builders’ tea with a dash of milk and I’m a …
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