Stratford Literary Festival

Autumn events now SOLD OUT!

Spring Festival: 23rd April to 30th April 2017

Spreading The Word

Celebrating its 10th year in 2017, The Stratford-upon-Avon Literary Festival is an exciting mixture of debate, ideas, celebrity author events, workshops and humour. Alongside this is a programme of education events in Stratford and local schools involving favourite authors, poets and illustrators, entertaining and inspiring children from 2 to 18.

The Stratford-upon-Avon Literary Festival is the highlight of the regional calendar and one of the most significant literary festivals in the UK, attracting thousands of people who share one passion: a love of books, writing and reading.


Stratford Literary Festival & Salariya Children’s Picture Book Prize 2017

To mark the 10th anniversary of the Festival and in partnership with The Salariya Book Company Ltd, is launching a prize to find the next big children’s author/illustrator.
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Want to see what we did in 2016?

Download the 2016 Festival Programme here




EXCLUSIVE LIMITED EDITION BAGS
In thick cotton with wide gusset and featuring
a beautiful illustration created just for the Festival
by Children's Laureate Chris Riddell.

Only £8 plus P&P

To order email us here.

 

 

Please note: Literary Festival events are usually an hour long, unless otherwise stated. Authors will sign copies of their books at all events. If you are buying a ticket on the door, cash or cheques only please. We reserve the right to substitute speakers if the need arises. We advise people to check the website prior to the event to ensure there has been no change to the programme. The Stratford Literary Festival is a Registered Charity Number: 1164662.

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Launch of Picture Book Prize

Festival partners with Salariya Book Company to launch major new prize

Festival appoints new Children's Events Programmer

Jane Churchill takes over programming of schools' and children's events

Guest Director announced for 2017

Illustrator Sarah McIntyre appointed Guest Director for 2017 Children's programme

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