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The 2019 Berwick Literary Festival

Award-winning writers, sex scandals, Vikings, Nazis, otters, criminals and Dirty Dancing – the 2019 festival has something for everyone! The 2019 festival begins with the annual Wilson’s Tales show and ends on Sunday at 4 PM when Max Adams discusses the Vikings who invaded Northumbria – have they been unfairly treated by historians? Between these…

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Festival Highlights

Once again, the Berwick Literary Festival is proud to welcome acclaimed local, national and international contributors. Here are some highlights of this year’s exciting programme to whet your appetite. Fiction is especially strong this year with Salley Vickers, Chris Mullin and  James Runcie promoting their latest novels, while Berwick-based Jessie Greengrass will discuss her debut…

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Festival Highlights

Once again, the Berwick Literary Festival is proud to welcome acclaimed local, national and international contributors. Here are some highlights of this year’s exciting programme to whet your appetite. Fiction is especially strong this year with Salley Vickers, Chris Mullin and  James Runcie promoting their latest novels, while Berwick-based Jessie Greengrass will discuss her debut…

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Our 2017 Festival – Something for Everybody!

This year’s Berwick Literary Festival (19th to 22nd October) promises to provide something for everybody! For adults there will be a wide range of stimulating and entertaining participants, including Ian McMillan, an award-winning Radio and TV Poet; a debut novelist, Polly Clark, praised by literary superstar Margaret Atwood; a Rock Guitarist, Dave Randall, who is…

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I am a Literary Festival Addict!

Hello my name is Mike – I am a book festival addict! There I have finally admitted it. Please be gentle with me. Glasgow in the spring, Melrose in June, Edinburgh in August, Durham in the autumn… Being a proud Scot, the Edinburgh Book Festival is for me the jewel in the crown – 720…

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