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'The website where you can find details of more than 30 amazing book, storytelling and poetry festivals which take place from January to November each year. No other country has so many per capita and they range from the world's largest at Edinburgh to a scatter of smaller but perfectly formed events from Shetland to Wigtown and many places in between.'

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'Established in 2007, Literary Festivals UK provides a dedicated online platform to promote community Literary Festivals and authors from the UK and Ireland. Over 350 literary festivals are listed and hundreds of authors. The site gets 10,000 visitors a week in peak season with social media reach in excess of 3 million pa.'

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Navigate Website>>> The ... Aldeburgh Literary Festival
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'A unique celebration of the written word, the Althorp Literary Festival takes place against the backdrop of one of England’s most beautiful private, historic houses.' Held Early October.

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ALERT 'The Bath Literature Festival has now been superseded by The Bath Festival, a new multi-arts festival with literature and music at its heart.'

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The Proms have held 'free introductory events each day designed to give you a fascinating context to the music and artists featured in the BBC Proms season ...' ALERT Does not seem to have been held as such in recent seasons.

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ALERT 'We're taking a wee break this year to properly plan for the future.'

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Latest Dates 18 April - 16 June 2013. ALERT No Festivals more recent found.

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ALERT The Festival with this Title does not seem to have been held recently.

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Held 'each October, with extra events during the year'.

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Latest Dates 1-3 November 2013. ALERT Festival not held in recent years.

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Also indexedCambridge Wordfest

‘The largest festival in the UK dedicated entirely to History ... So much to see and do. Offering a unique blend of talks, discussions & debates alongside a vast living history through-the-ages encampment, interactive living history events, fabulous food and drinks, shopping emporium and stunning air displays ~ a celebration of history like no other ...’ Held Late June.

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'The 7th Charmouth Literary Festival Festival will be in October 2017, dates to be confirmed.' Alert Could not find any details of any future Festivals.

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Alert This Entry originally related to the Essar Chester Literature Festival. I have replaced the Link with one to the Chester Literature Festival held Mid November. Storyhouse is 'Chester’s brand new £37m theatre, library, cinema and arts centre. The restored and revitalised 1930s Odeon building now houses an 800-seat auditorium, a 200-seat studio theatre, a restaurant and two bars and a 100-seat boutique cinema'.

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Usually held early March. Throughout the year an extensive series of book talks, signings etc hosted by the Chorleywood (and Gerrards Cross) Bookshop.

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Calendar of Events throughout the year. Alert 'Since 2011 The Cowbridge Book Festival has been pleased to offer followers of the Festival a varied and stimulating series of events. However, due to circumstances beyond our control we are no longer able to continue with Book Festival Events.' [28 April 2016]

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Dulwich Books is an award-winning independent bookshop based in West Dulwich. We were shortlisted for Best Independent Bookshop in London at the British Book Awards 2017. We host literary events at a range of venues across South London ... The Dulwich Literary Festival is presented in partnership with Dulwich College, our generous venue sponsor. Dulwich College, founded in 1619 by Edward Alleyn, is an academically selective independent boys’ school. In 2019 the College will celebrate its quatercentenary with a programme of special events and activities, several of which will be open to the public.’ Festival held Early November.

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Also indexedDulwich Books | Dulwich College
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Fringe Festival held mid-August.

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Also indexedWord Power Books
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Navigate Website>>> Events >>> Edinburgh Radical Independent Book Fair ...
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Also indexedThe Alternative Book Festival
Named Lectures & TalksDonald Dewar Memorial Lecture
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Usually held each year during March.

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‘We are a bright and breezy book festival with a diverse mix of events that cover everything from politics to sport, crime fiction to romance. We exist for those who always have their head buried in a book and those who haven’t yet fully experienced the wonder of reading.’ Held Late June.

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‘Occupying the space where science and culture collide, the festival will bring together design music, art, science, food, books and theatre. We’re working with partners across the city and throughout Scotland to bring you brand new commissions, world class performers, authors and the best events for kids.‘ Held Mid October.

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Also indexedDundee Literary Festival
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Also indexedDu Maurier Festival Society | Fowey Festival of Words and Music
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Also indexedGreenbelt Festival
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Held in JW3 - London Jewish Cultural Centre - Mid September.

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'We are taking something of a break this year after two years of frantic activity. However, we are still organising a few special events to "keep the seat warm" in September/October for 2016.' Alert Website now no longer.

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‘The Hay Festival’ itself: Usually held late May/early June.

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Usually held late September/early October.

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Navigate Website>>> Libraries >>> Imprint Book Festival
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Usually held late August. Alert 'NessBookFest has been organised by writers and book fans disappointed by the winding up of Inverness Book Festival in 2015 after a 10-year run ... Inverness Book Festival had been held at Eden Court from 2004 to 2014.'

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'Set against the stunning backdrop of Scotland's whisky isle, Islay Book Festival is a community event which draws a lively audience from locals and visitors alike. Growing out of a small book club in Port Ellen, our volunteer-run festival is part of Islay's busy annual events calendar and Argyll's thriving cultural scene.' Held Early October.

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Navigate Website>>> Jane Austen Festival
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'The King's Lynn Literature Festivals are held during a single weekend in March (Fiction) and September (Poetry) each year. Our guiding principle, initiated by King's Lynn's finest, Tony Ellis and co-founder, the late George MacBeth, is to present some of the best contemporary writers of chapter and verse in a friendly and informal setting.' Held Mid March (Fiction).

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Lichfield Festival runs the annual Literature Festival, a week-long book Festival.’ Held Early March.

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'We are Beverley Literature Festival and Bridlington Poetry Festival, a celebration of all things literary in the East Riding of Yorkshire.'

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Navigate Website>>> LSE Space for Thought Literary Festival ...
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Also indexedLondon School of Economics and Political Science
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Usually held late September/early October.

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Usually held late August/early September.

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Started in 2016 after the demise of the Inverness Book Festival. Second Festival held Early October [2017].

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Alert At Review, could not find details of any planned future Festivals.

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'The Festival of Literature holds many one-off events throughout the year. They continue to be planned and hosted to a very high standard, but are no longer confined to one week in March.'

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Navigate Website>>> Peckham Literary Festival
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Festival takes place in the second half of July, with a Literary Weekend in November.
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Also indexedPetworth Festival Literary Weekend
Usually held late February/early March.
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Also indexedPortsmouth City Library Service | The Hayling Island Bookshop | CSI Portsmouth
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‘A festival of books and words, tales, talks and ideas taking place across Richmond upon Thames each November.’

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Usually held late September/early October.

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