New Sponsors

Plans for this year’s festival are well underway. We are delighted to announce that our joint main sponsors will once again be BMW Westerly and Duke’s Galleries. We are also thrilled that Hall & Woodhouse will become a gold sponsor. Thank you all for your support!

Janet Gleeson: 9th Jan 2017 10:01:00

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Hall &Woodhouse DLF Local Writing Prize
Hall & Woodhouse DLF Local Writing Prize

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Orla Kiely Cancelled
Orla Kiely Cancelled

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Hall & Woodhouse DLF Writing Prize - winner announced
Hall & Woodhouse DLF Writing Prize - winner announced

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Hall & Woodhouse DLF Writing Competition - Shortlist Announced
Short list announced

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Hall & Woodhouse DLF Writing Competition - Long list Announced

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Feedback from 2015

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
Many thanks, and thanks again for a lovely event.Catherine Mayer
Paul was an excellent interviewer, and I loved the format.Great audience , acoustics...Tracy Chevalier
We really enjoyed the talks we attended...and look forward to next year's event...Kate Adie was brilliantG Farmlloe
...Enjoyable,engaging, enthralling...A Hick
It is excellent that Dorchester is now on the literary mapR Binney

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

Audience Feedback
Feedback From 2015 Festival

I don't think you could improve on the experience! Good luck with your plans for 2017 and I wish you all the very best.

John Challis
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

Thank you very much for such a warm welcome and lovely (huge...) audience...Emma made the whole event such an easy pleasure for me.

Joanna Trollope
Feedback From 2018 Festival

It is really great to have a Literary Festival in Dorchester and I really appreciate all the hard work that goes into making it happen.

Janet Evans
Feedback From 2016 Festival

...Enjoyable, engaging, enthralling...

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Feedback From 2015 Festival

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