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The Friendly Festival in a Historic Walled Town

Our 7th annual festival

will take place

15th-18th October 2020

Berwick is proud of its vibrant literary heritage, attracting and inspiring renowned authors, poets and illustrators over many centuries.
Today, Berwick remains a hub of literary talent, home to many creative writers who help to perpetuate the town’s strong literary culture.

"On behalf of the Mayor, Town Council and Literary Festival Steering Group, I am delighted to welcome festival visitors from near and far who love literature and want to enjoy Berwick's hospitality in our beautiful, historic walled town where art, culture, history and heritage converge".
(Michael Wright, Chairman Steering Group)

See Welcome Messages here

Browse the 2019 programme overview here


© Photo of Berwick Pier by Grieve Decor