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2021 Festival catch-up

5 July, 1:52 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 two: notes & quotes

5 July, 1:52 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 Deacon about their beautiful book For the love of trees. Vicky and Anna’s book is a wonderful immersive tree hug of impressions, stories and ideas.…

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Let’s celebrate words!

5 July, 1:52 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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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

What links Gordon Brown, Simon Armitage, William Dalrymple and Salley Vickers?

5 July, 1:52 am

Gordon Brown, Simon Armitage, Salley Vickers and William Dalrymple will all be celebrating words at Northumberland book festival Berwick Literary Festival in October 2021

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Literary Festival Box Set

5 July, 1:52 am

Berwick Literary Festival 2020 presents brilliant talks to enjoy at your leisure. Celebrating words: written spoken performed. Poetry, politics, history, trending…

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Thursday: quotes of the day

5 July, 1:52 am

Hearing and seeing writers talk about or perform their work is always a great privilege. They have such interesting things to say. Biographer Ann Thwaite told some brilliant anecdotes today. From her childhood in New Zealand; to her travels to Japan (she’s been 11 times); and about her life in Norfolk. In Norfolk, she ran…

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Day one: poetry, biography history

5 July, 1:52 am

Still time to book for events later today. Online and free: register via the Festival website.

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