Dorchester Literary Festival 2018Welcome to the Dorchester Literary Festival

 

THE 2019 FESTIVAL IS NOW TAKING SHAPE...

We have been busy talking to publishers and authors and we're thrilled at the wonderfully varied line up that is already confirmed. We've listed some of these below and there's more in the pipeline so do keep in touch. Tickets will go on sale in August, with a special two week early bird opportunity and discount for anyone signed up as a Friend of the DLF 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

 

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This Year's Events

Feedback

Going from strength to strength, well done!

Polly Greenway, Domvs
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

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

Rob Ryan
Feedback From 2015 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 hosting us so brilliantly on Sunday. Dad and I had a great time and were both really impressed by the very smooth running of your festival. It was a total pleasure being there with you, Helen, and the team. Congrats to all concerned on a job well done. It was fun to be a part of it.

Ben Holden
Feedback From 2016 Festival

I thought the event had a really good feel to it - and people couldn't have been friendlier and more welcoming. Good luck with future events.

Adam Ockelford
Feedback From 2017 Festival