Broadcaster Kate Adie OBE is joining the DLF team as  patron

We are delighted and honoured to announce that veteran broadcaster Kate Adie OBE is joining the DLF team to become a patron along with best selling author Tracy Chevalier. Kate will take part in an event in the 2018 festival, details to be announced later next year.

Janet Gleeson: 19th Dec 2017 12:00:00

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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


Thank you very much for having me to the festival and making me feel so welcome.

James Macdonald Lockhart
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 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

I very much enjoyed giving my talk and meeting you and all your colleagues. I can think of no way you could have been more accommodating. 

John Wright
Feedback From 2016 Festival

Thanks very much... It was fun and the audience very responsive.

Adam Nicolson
Feedback From 2017 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