Please check all dates with official sites. Have we missed any events? Let us know via the Organisers page. Extinct festivals noted for the record.
Africa Writes - Festival of African Literature - 1st-3rd July, 2016Ampthill Litfest (formerly Ampthill Literary Festival) 16th July 2016 - 17th July 2016
BBC Proms Literary Stream - Barely exists these days. Just go along for the great music.BeaconLit - The Beacon Villages festival of books and writing -2nd July, 2016
Beyond the Border - Wales International Storytelling Festival - 1-3 July 2016
Bradford Literature Festival-30th June -9th July 2017
Brentford Children's Literary Festival - 22-23 July, 2016. EssexBuckingham Literary Festival - 1st-3rd July, 2016 NEW EVENT IN 2016
Buxton Festival, Derbyshire -8- 24 July, 2016Caerleon Festival - Literature on the Lawn - South Wales. 1st to 10th July, 2016
Chichester Fesitval - 18 June – 17 July, 2016
Cirencester Book Week - 25th July -30th July, 2016 (previously called Cirencester Children's Literary FestivalCurious Arts Festival (Arts festival with a literary stream) -22-24 July 2016
Dartington Hall Way with Words Festival - 8- 18 July 2016
Evesham Festival of Words - Worcestershire - Friday 1st July – Sunday 3rd July, 2016
Words @ Frome Festival - Festival July 1-10, 2016. Literary stream TBA
John Hewitt International Summer School - Monday 25th July – Friday 29th July 2016.
Lewes Speakers Festival - 22nd – 24th JULY 2016
Penistone Literature Festival - 2016 TBC
John Clare Festival - 15 - 17 July 2016
Latitude Festival - July 14th -17th, 2016
Ledbury Poetry Festival - 1 - 10 July, 2016
Manchester Childrens Book Festival - 24th June – 3rd July 2016
Penzance Literary Festival -July 6-9, 2016
Port Eliot Lit Fest, Cornwall July 28th - 31st, 2016
Stratford-upon-Avon Poetry Festival -Usually throughout July. Check official site
Theakston Old Peculier Harrogate Crime Writing Festival - 21-24 July, 2016
TS Eliot Festival - Generally early July - 2016 TBC
West Cork Literary Festival -July 17- 23, 2016
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