Berwick Literary Festival

2021 Festival catch-up

7 December, 3:24 am

Ta daaa! Events from Berwick Literary Festival 2021 – the Friendly Festival in a Walled Town – are available for free catch-up on our YouTube channel

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Day three: Lit Fest notes & quotes

7 December, 3:24 am

Words are at the heart of Berwick Literary Festival. Many of our speakers and contributors have fabulous books to their names which are available to buy from all good bookshops.

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Day two: notes & quotes

7 December, 3:24 am

It’s always a privilege to chat to authors about their work and it was my turn to start proceedings at today’s Festival chatting with writer Vicky Allan and photographer Anna…

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Let’s celebrate words!

7 December, 3:24 am

Berwick Literary Festival – The Friendly Festival in a Walled Town – commences on October 14 2021. We’re celebrating words – written, spoken, performed – with a fascinating and wide-reaching programme with all live, online events FREE – including Gordon Brown, Salley Vickers, William Dalrymple and Hollie McNish

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David Constantine: You can never settle down in language

7 December, 3:24 am

David Constantine will read at Berwick Literary Festival from his new collection ‘Belongings’ on 17 October 2021 alongside Heidi Williamson and Tishani Doshi

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Berwick’s library with a view

7 December, 3:24 am

Berwick Literary Festival (14-17 October 2021) is delighted to present Berwick’s own Little Free Library in association with Books by the (North) Sea.

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Vicky Allan: no guilt in reading, only pleasure

7 December, 3:24 am

Vicky Allan and Anna Deacon will be live, free and online at Berwick Literary Festival 2021 in Northumberland speaking about their book ‘For the Love of Trees’

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Gemma Milne’s take on hype is all about ethics

7 December, 3:24 am

Gemma Milne is live, free and online at Berwick Literary Festival, Northumberland, cutting through the hype surrounding topical issues

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Gordon Brown, William Dalrymple, Salley Vickers and Simon Armitage will be celebrating words - written, spoken, performed - at our Northumberland book festival in Berwick-upon-Tweed

Berwick Literary Festival free events – book now

7 December, 3:24 am

Registration for all free events -including Gordon Brown, Hollie McNish, William Dalrymple and many more – now open at Berwick Literary Festival 2021 the Friendly Festival in a Walled Town – so get booking!

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Take a bow: Simon Garfield wows with his celebration of dogs

7 December, 3:24 am

Simon Garfield will be speaking about his book ‘Dog’s Best Friend: A brief history of an unbreakable bond’ at Berwick Literary Festival in October 2021. Here he gives insight about his work and writing process to Festival blogger George Cochrane.

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