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? 5th- 11th October 2020
Where? Various venues , Warwick , England
Festival Website: www.warwickwords.co.uk
Previous festivals: (Formerly Warwick Words – Festival of Literature and the Spoken Word)
Wendy Cope, Charles Spencer, Andy Kershaw, Tracey Thorn, Alison Weir, Jo Baker, Roger Moorhouse, Kate Williams, Suzannah Dunn, Jessie Childs, Roger McGough, Kate Mosse, Christopher Brookmyre, Elizabeth Buchan, Tim Harford, Hannah Rothschild, 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, 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