An historically rich city hosts a literary celebration with an emphasis on workshops and storytelling. Interactive events such as the slam competition – competitive poetry performance where the audience decides who is best.
When? End September - October
How much? Events from £3.50 upwards
Festival Website: www.warwickwords.co.uk
2012: Roger McGough, Kate Mosse, Christopher Brookmyre, Elizabeth Buchan, Tim Harford, Hannah Rothschild
2011 Carol-Ann Duffy, Melyvn Bragg, Judith Miller, Stuart Maconie, Martin Bell, Josceline Dimbleby, Mark Logue and Peter Conradi, Marcus Berkmann, Dame Emma Kirkby, Alastair Hignell plus many more.
Previously - Carol Ann Duffy, Joan Bakewell, Michael Morpurgo, Sarah Waters, Iain Banks, Steve Jones, Terry Deary, David Aaronovitch, Katie Fforde and Marcus Berkmann. Felix Dennis, Alexander McCall Smith, Frances Fyfield, Louis de Berineres, Gerald Scarfe, Celia Rees, Brian Patten, Andrew Davies, Tony de Saulles, Catherine O'Flynn, Jane Wenham-Jones, Jo Shapcott
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