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A word from our speakers

“I love Wells, the tech works, the organisation is brilliant and everyone is very friendly.”

Adam Rutherford

“An invitation to speak at Wells Literature Festival is one to cherish!  It is clearly a town that loves books and the audiences are always engaged and interested and wonderfully hospitable.”

Kate Humble 2022

“I had such a great time, and the success and vibrancy of the festival is undoubtedly down to the amazing work that you and your team put in.  It was obvious to me that you have a really superb team of skilled and passionate volunteers.”

Richard Mainwaring

“Thank you and all at Wells for making it such a lovely event. I’m more and more struck by how your festival seems rooted in the community and how enjoyable it is to be part of that.”

Emma Smith

“A wonderful festival! I loved every moment, from the lovely warm welcome I received on arrival, to the enthusiastic Wells audience with their many thoughtful questions. I can’t wait to be back one day!”

Benedict Allen