Dorchester Literary Festival 2018Welcome to the Dorchester Literary Festival

EVENTS FOR THE 2019 FESTIVAL ARE NOW CONFIRMED...

We have been busy talking to publishers and authors and we're thrilled at the wonderfully varied line up that we've confirmed and listed below. You can download the programme as a PDF file here.

Tickets are now on sale and for Friends of the Festival there are extra discounted prices on many events. So why not join us  as a Friend and make sure you don't miss out on any of the great events this year while you help support our festival. We look forward to seeing you soon.

 

Paul Atterbury and Janet Gleeson

Festival Directors

 

Latest News

Sir Tim Waterstone - change of time, date and venue

Sir Tim Waterstone - change of time, date and venue...

This Year's Events

Feedback

Thanks again for organising a lovely event.

Dave Goulson
Feedback From 2017 Festival

Paul was an excellent interviewer, and I loved the format. Great audience, acoustics...

Tracy Chevalier
Feedback From 2015 Festival

I attended 4 events, next year I will want to attend even more talks. 
A friend came to stay with us and she was equally impressed by the talks she attended.

Gill Borg
Feedback From 2017 Festival

We thoroughly enjoyed all of our visits and all being well will be there again next year.

Edwina Toone
Feedback From 2016 Festival

 I very much enjoyed the whole occasion, and want to thank you for all your hospitality.

Jamie McKendrick
Feedback From 2017 Festival

Thank you for allowing me to be part of this great event. Well done to both of you, fantastic event.

Michael Dooley, Poundbury Clinic
Feedback From 2016 Festival

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