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Coming soon! Enter The Den and delve into a library of free digital events for schools and families.
Featuring a host of amazing writers, poets and illustrators including Oliver Jeffers, Liz Pichon, Joseph Coelho, Lauren Child, Greg James and Chris Smith, Carrie Hope Fletcher, Matthew Syed, Anthony Horowitz and Elizabeth Acevedo.
We want to hear what’s important to you and what your concerns and hopes are.
What elements of our lockdown lives should we maintain and what’s been exposed as outdated?
Join us to share stories, make sense of this moment and discuss the choices we face for the future.
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The Stage Door
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The Times and The Sunday Times
Title Partners The Times and The Sunday Times bring world-class journalism and expert insight to the Festival
Baillie Gifford is a longstanding partner who support a number of the UK’s most renowned literary festivals.
The University of Gloucestershire
The University of Gloucestershire shares the Festival’s commitment to nurturing new talent.
Explore the art of audiobooks and narration with the Festival’s brand-new partner Audible.
Together with partner Cunard we created the world’s first Literature Festival at Sea!
Marquee TV is the Festival’s Official Streaming Partner, supporting our international series: The World Is Waiting
Sky Arts will broadcast highlights from the Festival on its new premium free-to-view channel
Screen On The Green
World Is Waiting
Even with world travel restricted, the programme won’t lose its international flavour, with a dedicated series of exclusive interviews with leading writers filmed at home entitled The World is Waiting. Providing an insight into writers’ lives in lockdown and a glimpse into the literary culture of Japan, Australia, Nigeria, the US and more, audiences can hear intimate conversations with writers such as Marilynne Robinson, Sayaka Murata, Tayari Jones, Akwaeke Emezi and Miles Franklin Award-winner Tara June Winch. The World is Waiting will form part of the Festival programme selection set to be broadcast by Official Streaming Partner Marquee TV.
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