Dorchester Literary Festival 2018Welcome to the Dorchester Literary Festival 17th-21st October 2018

 THE 2018 FESTIVAL IS NOW TAKING SHAPE ...

Here are the events we've already confirmed: for more details see What's On. There's more in the pipeline so we hope that there will be plenty to tempt you to come along. Events usually last one hour and tickets will be on sale from August.

Paul Atterbury and Janet Gleeson
Festival Directors

 

Latest News

Local Writers Competition update

Hall & Woodhouse DLF Local Writers Prize...

Kate Adie

Broadcaster Kate Adie OBE is joining the DLF team as patron...

This Year's Events

Feedback

Thanks very much... It was fun and the audience very responsive.

Adam Nicolson
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

Thank you very much for having me to the festival and making me feel so welcome.

James Macdonald Lockhart
Feedback From 2016 Festival

It was much appreciated that you included Victoria Hislop in this year's festival. As always she was charming and entertaining.

Christine Savill
Feedback From 2016 Festival

Thanks again for organising a lovely event.

Dave Goulson
Feedback From 2017 Festival

Many thanks, and thanks again for a lovely event.

Catherine Mayer
Feedback From 2015 Festival