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Mick Herron and Sarah Hilary - Wells Festival of Literature

Mick Herron and Sarah Hilary

Harriet Sandys - Wells Festival of Literature

Harriet Sandys

Mike Brearley - Wells Festival of Literature

Mike Brearley

Edward Stourton - Wells Festival of Literature

Edward Stourton

Ed Bullmore - Wells Festival of Literature

Ed Bullmore

Liz Berry - Wells Festival of Literature

Liz Berry

Competitions - Wells Festival of Literature

Competitions

Tom Whipple - Wells Festival of Literature

Tom Whipple

Max Hastings - Wells Festival of Literature

Max Hastings

Fiona Sampson - Wells Festival of Literature

Fiona Sampson

Write Up! Speak Up! - Wells Festival of Literature

Write Up! Speak Up!

Tony Walsh - Wells Festival of Literature

Tony Walsh

Lara Feigel - Wells Festival of Literature

Lara Feigel

Hannah Fry - Wells Festival of Literature

Hannah Fry

Alan Titchmarsh - Wells Festival of Literature

Alan Titchmarsh

James Attlee - Wells Festival of Literature

James Attlee

Peter Price - Wells Festival of Literature

Peter Price

Adam Kay - Wells Festival of Literature

Adam Kay

Peter Hart - Wells Festival of Literature

Peter Hart

David Runciman - Wells Festival of Literature

David Runciman

Stephen Walsh - Wells Festival of Literature

Stephen Walsh

Andrew Miller and Tim Pears - Wells Festival of Literature

Andrew Miller and Tim Pears

Jack Hartnell - Wells Festival of Literature

Jack Hartnell

John Gray - Wells Festival of Literature

John Gray

Diana Henry and Claudia Roden - Wells Festival of Literature

Diana Henry and Claudia Roden

Lissa Evans - Wells Festival of Literature

Lissa Evans

Matt Haig - Wells Festival of Literature

Matt Haig

Shrabani Basu - Wells Festival of Literature

Shrabani Basu

Sarah Churchwell - Wells Festival of Literature

Sarah Churchwell

William Miller - Wells Festival of Literature

William Miller

Paul Broks - Wells Festival of Literature

Paul Broks

Oliver Bullough - Wells Festival of Literature

Oliver Bullough

John Preston - Wells Festival of Literature

John Preston

The 2018 Wells Festival of Literature is over

2018 saw our 26th festival, a wonderful mix of laughter, tears, awards, rewards, bemusement and amusement, with well-known names sharing a platform with those still to make their mark. We also featured a range of local talent, ran competitions and held our annual Schools Event.

Keep an eye on this website for dates and details of the 27th Festival in 2019, as well as competitions and news on educational projects.

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A celebration of words

The 26th Wells Festival of Literature proved to be a celebration of words like never before. Our iconic quotation marks were seen all over the county, heralding the 2018 Festival’s brilliant mix of topics in a quirky and unforgettable way. …
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Festival gets off to a Great Start

The 26th Festival has got off to a great start! David Runciman got the ball rolling with his magnificently delivered talk on how close we are coming to losing our democracy, followed by Sarah Churchwell’s somewhat different, but equally riveting, …
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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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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 have reached our final day of what’s been an incredible programme at Wells Festival of Literature for 2018 of inspiring and thought provoking speakers tickets are on sale on the door Don’t miss today’s final speakers from 10.30am: Diane Henry in conversation with Caroline Waldegrave, Paul Broks, Lara Feigel, John Gray, Mike Herron and Sarah Hilary, and Hannah Fry. ...

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