Cancellation: Amanda Craig and Jane Corry In Conversation with Judi Spiers

Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances the Amanda Craig, Jane Corry panel event in conversation with Judi Spiers has now been cancelled. If you have already bought tickets for this event, please contact us by e mail at: contact@dorchesterliteraryfestival.com or  text 07771776527 to let us know whether you would like tickets to an alternative event or a refund.

Janet Gleeson: 17th Oct 2017 12:48:00

Latest News

A N Wilson Festival Event SOLD OUT
A N WILSON's Dorchester Literary Festival Event is now SOLD OUT!

Read More >>

DLF Local Writing Prize
DLF Local Writing Prize

Read More >>

Hardy Today Poetry Jamie McKendrick
Hardy Today Poetry Jamie McKendrick

Read More >>

Ben Fogle and Thomasina Miers
We are disappointed to have to report that Ben Fogle and Thomasina Miers have had to withdraw from the festival this year.

Read More >>

Minette Walters is back
The Last Hours is crime-writer Minette Walters' first full length novel in ten years.

Read More >>

See all News...

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

Forthcoming Events

Feedback

  • Absolute pleasure, thanks for such an enjoyable night. I think having Tony Robinson there promoting his autobiography was a great idea...

    Phil McMullen
    Feedback From 2016 Festival

  • Kate Adie's Desert Island Books was thoroughly enjoyable! I had no idea she was (a) so glamorous and (b) so delightfully funny.

    Sue Slater
    Feedback From 2016 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 was particularly delighted by how many of the audience seemed to know and appreciate my work. As you know, authors are solitary creatures - mostly - and for me at least it's a real pleasure to have good reason to leave my work-room (a shed in the garden with a too-seductive view of the Cambrians) and meet and talk with readers and fellow writers (not forgetting that many of us are both).

    Elisabeth Luard
    Feedback From 2016 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

  • 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