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UK Literary Festivals Calendar e-June Festival in the Factory Stoke On Trent

Festival in the Factory Stoke On Trent

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For three days in June author talks, panel discussionshands-on workshops and live performances take place all around the canal-side factory in surprising spaces from the old pottery warehouse to the cobbled courtyard. From history to poetry, award winning memoirs and biographies to politics and food, environmentalism to heritage, plus great events for young readers too

When? June. 2020 TBC

Where? Emma Bridgewater Factory on Lichfield Street, Stoke-on-Trent

Who? 2020 TBA

Website? Festival in a Factory

Twitter? @SOTLitFestival

Founded? 2014

Festival Director? Stewart Collins (2014)

Past Festivals? – Tristram Hunt, Loyd Grosman, Charlotte Green, Horrid Henry, Michael Crick, Ed Balls +Nick Hornby, Joanna Trollope, Dame Margaret Drabble, Sathnam Sanghera, Cressida Cowell and Juliet Nicolson, acclaimed historians Mary Beard, Dr David Starkey, Charlotte Higgins, Orlando Figes,William Dalrymple and Tristram Hunt, leading writers and broadcasters Melvyn Bragg, Alan Johnson, Michael Palin, Alastair Campbell and Matthew Parris and well known personalities from the arts and entertainment including ceramicist and poet Edmund de Waal, craft champion Kirstie Allsopp, gardener and cook Sarah Raven and designer and writer Emma Bridgewater

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