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Michael Wright

It is my privilege and pleasure to welcome all who read this to the Berwick Literary Festival on behalf of all connected with it. Now in its sixth year, the Festival has quickly become an established and appreciated part of the life of our Town. However, it only happens because many people volunteer their time and expertise to make it happen. To all of them I offer sincere thanks. Once again, this year’s Festival offers a mixture of talks and other activities. In our Programme and on our website you can see what is offered. I do hope that, whether you are a resident of our Town or a visitor, you will find something in the Festival to enjoy and to stimulate your interest.

Michael Wright
Chairman of the Steering Group, Berwick Literary Festival

A message from Anne-Marie Trevelyan MP

It gives me great pleasure to support the Berwick Literary Festival in its sixth year.  Each year the Festival has grown from strength to strength bringing opportunities for residents and visitors to enrich themselves with the written word, which is so lacking in this technological age in which we live.  The success of the Festival is a testament to the vision and organisation of the organisers whom I am deeply grateful for the literary profusion that they bring to the town.  This is a wonderful Festival and I hope that all will participate over the three days that it is on.

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A message from the Mayor Anne Forbes

On behalf of all the residents of Berwick upon Tweed and its Town Council, I am pleased to be able to welcome all those who will be visiting the sixth Berwick Literary Festival. The Literary Festival has quickly become an established part of the life of our Town. Long may it continue.