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

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

I felt truly privileged to be able to enjoy so many events in your excellent programme...quite sumptuous! Had I been able to, I would have booked every event!

Evelyn Price
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

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

Virginia Astley
Feedback From 2017 Festival

Thanks again for organising a lovely event.

Dave Goulson
Feedback From 2017 Festival

Going from strength to strength, well done!

Polly Greenway, Domvs
Feedback From 2016 Festival

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