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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. Our speakers are confirmed and our programme is almost complete. Tickets will be on sale from 16 July, with priority booking available a week earlier. Keep an eye on this website as more details unfold for yet another diverse, challenging and inspiring Festival.

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A Festival garden event that blossomed

When Michael and Anne Heseltine were delayed on their way to speak to last October’s Festival audience about the creation of their magnificent garden at Thenford in Northamptonshire, disappointment threatened.  When William and Caroline Waldegrave took to the stage instead, …
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The Competition deadline approaches…

The deadline for our literary competitions is looming so if you are planning to enter one of our four categories this year, please don’t delay. Entries must be submitted by 30 June 2018. There are four different categories to choose …
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Pre-Festival event for Friends and supporters

If you have ever considered becoming a Friend of the Festival, but never quite got round to it, now is definitely the time to act! The countdown to our 2018 Festival has begun, and over the next few weeks we …
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Poet AF Harrold Shares his Love of Words

The poet AF Harrold recently spent some time at Hemington School, inspiring the pupils with this wonderful use of words. His favourite word is ‘bumblebee’ which he describes as ‘visual onomatopoeia’. Discover some more insights into his love of words …
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Don’t miss entering our competitions they close midnight 30th June.
Young Poets open to age 16 to 22 inclusive. The prizes consist of 1st: £150, 2nd: £75, 3rd: £50 plus a year’s membership of the Poetry Society. Short Story, Book for Children & Poetry.
https://t.co/r6ydMTTySY

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