Literary Festival 2019 Highlights


A huge thanks to all who came to this year’s Literary Festival - to our inspirational speakers, our stimulating workshop hosts, our enthusiastic audiences, our hard-working volunteers and our generous sponsors - we couldn’t have done it without any of you!

It really has been a highlight on my calendar and an exemplary festival

Joseph Coelho, author of A Year of Nature Poems

The festival was charming

Mary Killen, Channel 4’s Gogglebox

This year we were honoured to be featured in:

Tatler’s Best British Literary Festivals 2019

Country Life’s Year of Literary Delight 2019

Country & Town House’s Best Literary Festivals of 2019

Save the dates for next year’s festival:

Bank Holiday Weekend Thursday 7th May – Sunday 10th May 2020

I did enjoy the event. Such fun - also the drinks and all the nice folks and the castle, wow!

Hunter Davies, author of Happy Old Me

I just wanted to thank you for inviting me to your wonderful festival. The venue is stunning, the audience was terrific, the staff and volunteers were delightful and the book sales good too. I wish you great success for the years ahead…

Dan Freedman, author of Unstoppable