Poetry

2021 Festival catch-up

28 November, 11:18 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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Let’s celebrate words!

28 November, 11:18 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

28 November, 11:18 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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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?

28 November, 11:18 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

28 November, 11:18 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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Friday: Festival quotes

28 November, 11:18 am

Shaun Bythell joined us from his bookshop – The Bookshop – in Wigtown. Following his first two books about shop life (The diary of a bookseller and Confessions of a…

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Thursday: quotes of the day

28 November, 11:18 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.…

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Day one: poetry, biography history

28 November, 11:18 am

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

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Register now: online & free

28 November, 11:18 am

Registration for the online and free Berwick Literary Festival opens today – September 14. Make sure you visit the website and book your sessions as soon as you can. Programme…

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