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UK Literary Festivals Calendar j-Nov/Dec Cambridge Winter Literary Festival

Cambridge Winter Literary Festival

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The festival once known as Cambridge Winter Wordfest and the seasonal sister of the spring event Cambridge Literary Festival (formly Cambridge Wordfest) held in April.

The original Cambridge Wordfest was conceived and launched in 2003 by cambridge-literary-festival-logoCathy Moore with support from Cambridgeshire County Council and a small but dedicated band of friends and volunteers.

When? Late Nove/early December

Where? Cambridge at the historic ADC Theatre and the University’s McCrum and Babbage lecture theatres

Who? TBA

Festival Website: www.cambridgewordfest.co.uk

Twitter?  @camlitfest

Facebook? Cambridge Literary Festival

Founded? 2003

Past Festivals?

Eric Idle, Graham Norton, Ben Okri, Jackie Kay, Evan Davis, Sarah MacMillan, Margaret Atwood, Ali Smith,Margaret Drabble, Lionel

Cambridge Literary Festival Tote Bag

Shriver, Jonathan Coe and Sarah Dunant; explorer Ranulph Fiennes; historians David Reynolds and Peter Stanford; politician and writer Douglas Hurd; this year’s Orwell Prize winner A.T. Williams; UK Sports Writer of the Year David Walsh; memoirist Damian Barr; film critic Barry Norman; Downton Abbey experts Jessica Fellowes and Liz Trubridge; chroniclers of the roaring ‘20s Sarah Churchwell and Judith Mackrell; Melissa Bennand Alison Wolf, and John Sutherland,Donna Tartt.

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