Showing posts with tag: literary festivals


Litro in Edinburgh: Blackwell’s Writers at the Fringe

Meg Bateman

There are literary events all year round in Edinburgh so when festival season arrives, choices shoot through the roof. That being said, it’s important to know what’s worth seeing and what’s best to avoid. I’m happy to say that Blackwell’s Writers at the Fringe is a lovely showcase for Scottish performers to give a taste of their work both new and unpublished.

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Warming the Literary Hearts of ‘Auld Reekie’ at The West Port Book Festival

When people hear the word 'festival' there are many images that may spring to mind: fields of swaying glowsticks shining brightly à la Glastonbury; beer, saurkraut and wurstl flowing freely at Oktoberfest; or throngs of costumed theatrical types and aspiring comedians flocking to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, to name just a few. Read more →

Preview: Words in the Park, 18-20 May 2012.

Ways With Words has been running festivals of words and ideas for over 20 years across the UK in Devon, Suffolk, Cumbria, and in Italy and France. This May, it will bring to London a new three-day literary celebration under the canopy of Opera Holland Park. Some of the UK’s finest writers and journalists are set to appear at the festival alongside broadcasters, historians, philosophers, fashion and design icons, foodies, actors and politicians. Read more →