Feedback about the 2015 Dorchester Literary Festival

Author feedback

Rob Ryan

I sip my Dorset tea and just wanted to say thanks so much for the invitation to the lit fest - I thoroughly enjoyed it...

Tom Fort

Many thanks... I hope to come again one day and spend a little more time exploring the beauties of Dorchester.

Katie Fforde

It was a lovely event...I'm sure it's going to be one of those festivals that everyone wants to appear at.

Delightful time at the Dorchester Lit Fest. Old friends, new friends and brilliant writers. If invited, writers, do go...

Toby Vintcent

I so enjoyed being part of your amazing festival.

Catherine Mayer

Many thanks, and thanks again for a lovely event.

Marc Allum

The festival was obviously a great success; I'm sure it will grow and grow ...

Tracy Chevalier

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

Tony Fincham

Well done to you all for organising such a successful first Dorchester Literary Festival. The Hardy Society will definitely be very happy to help next year...

Audience Feedback

We really enjoyed the talks we attended...and look forward to next year's event... Kate Adie was brilliant.

I went to talks by Tracy Chevalier and Kate Adie. They were both excellent and normally I hate being talked at... Well done!

... Enjoyable, engaging, enthralling ...

It is excellent that Dorchester is now on the literary map.

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our evening with Julian Fellowes and have nothing but praise for the whole event.

The three authors I listened to were very interesting and entertaining; I bought a book from each and had it signed ...

Thank you for the best evening ever.

The speakers were of an exceptionally high calibre... thank you for such a lovely weekend.

Fantastic talk on the role of women in WW1 by Kate Adie.

Fab Desert Island Books event with Tracy Chevalier at Dorchester Lit Fest today. We’re now all choosing our own. Pressure on!

Hugely funny talk by Dom Joly as first event.

 

This Year's Events

Feedback

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

Edwina Toone
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

Thank you for asking me to take part in the Hardy Today event. I enjoyed it very much.

Virginia Astley
Feedback From 2017 Festival

It is excellent that Dorchester is now on the literary map

Audience Feedback
Feedback From 2015 Festival

Very well organised, excellent variety in terms of author and presentation. Favourite was Tony Robinson, but I also really enjoyed Julia Shaw (memory very thought provoking), Richard Dannatt (good solid start to festival) JOHN Wright (local and good humour) Alison Weir (such research and knowledge) and Victoria Hislop (novel in a different style).

Jeanne Holmes
Feedback From 2016 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