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.
Althorp Literary Festival - 30th June– Sunday 3rd July , 2016
Ayot Literary Festival - A momentary manifestation in 2012. Not heard of since.
Balham Literary Festival - 10 – 12 June 2016
BeaconLit - The Beacon Villages festival of books and writing -2nd July, 2016Belfast Book Festival - 9-19 June 2016
Beyond the Border - Wales International Storytelling Festival - 1-3 July 2016
Books Unbound Festival - Hammersmith, London - 25th – 26th June, 2016
Borders Book Festival -16th – 19th of June, 2016
Bradford Literature Festival- 2017 - 30th June -9th July
Bridlington Poetry Festival - 2016 TBA
Broadstairs Dickens Festival - Mid-June (Saturday 18th to Friday 24th June 2016)
Chalke Valley History Festival - June 27th- 3rd July, 2016
Charles Causley Festival -3rd-5th June, 2016
Chichester Fesitval - 18 June – 17 July, 2016
Clayesmore School Festival of Reading -2016 TBC. Think it may have been a one-off in 2014? Please advise if you know status.
Crossing the Tees: Middlesbrough and Stockton Book Festival (formerly Middlesbrough Literary Festival) -10 – 25 June, 2016
Dalkey Book Festival - June 16-19, 2016
Derby Book Festival -3rd-11th June, 2016
Dublin Writers Festival - Running from 21-29 May in 2016
Eastbourne Book Fest - Bieennial. Next event June 2017
Felixstowe Book Festival -25th & 27th June 2016
Finchley Literary Festival -Friday 24th-Sunday 26th June 2016.
Flamstead Book Festival - 20th and 21st of May 2016 (sometime held in June)
Hay Festival Kells -23-26 June, 2016
Hebden Bridge Festival -Friday 24th June until Sunday 3rd July, 2016
HowTheLightGetsIn - Powys, Wales - Arts festival with comprehensive literary component - 26th May - 5th June 2016
Howth Midsummer Literary Arts Festival, Ireland -June 10th to 12th, 2016.
Ilminister Literary Festival - Somerset. June 1st – 9th, 2016. Inaugural event.
Immrama Lismore Festival of Travel Writing -June 16- 19, 2016
Kibworth Book Festival - Rolling events through June - Leicestershire
Listowel Writers' Week, County Kerry - 1-5th June, 2016
London Short Story Festival -Taking a break in 2016
Manchester Childrens Book Festival - 24th June – 3rd July 2016
Northwich River Weaver Literary Festival - Any news of status anyone?
Prestwich Book Festival - No vital signs in 2016. News anyone?
Proms at St Jude's Music and Literary Festival (Hampstead, London)- 25 June - 3 July 2016
RS Thomas Literary Festival - Aberderon, North Wales - 24 - 27 June 2016
Sidmouth Literary Festival - East Devon -Friday 10 and Saturday 11 June 2016
St Clementin Bilingual LitFest -24 - 26 June 2016
Stoke Literary Festival - 9-11 June, 2016 .
Stoke Newington Literary Festival - June 3-5, 2016
Hay Festival -May 26- June 5, 2016
Tiverton Literary Festival -8-12th June, 2016
University of Warwick Book Festival - 2016 TBA
Wembley Wordfest - Seems like it might be dead Jim. Any news anyone?
Winchester Writers’ Conference Festival and Book Fair -17 - 19 June, 2016
Worlds Literature Festival (Norwich Writers Centre) - Become a rolling series and possibly the City of literature Weekend Saturday 21 - Sunday 22, May, 2016.
World Literature Weekend (London Review of Books)- Now a rolling series throughout the year. Well, at least last time we had a look.