Other local Literary Festivals:

Birmingham Literature Festival (www.birminghamliteraturefestival.org)

Burford Literary Festival (www.burfordlitfest.co.uk)

Cheltenham Poetry Festival (www.cheltenhampoetryfest.co.uk)

The Times Cheltenham Literature Festival (www.cheltenhamfestivals.com)

Chipping Campden Literature Festival (www.campdenlitfest.co.uk)

Chipping Norton Literary Festival (www.chiplitfest.com)

Hawkesbury Upton Literature Festival (www.hulitfest.com)

Ledbury Poetry Festival (www.poetry-festival.co.uk)

FT Weekend Oxford Literary Festival (www.oxfordliteraryfestival.org)

South Warwickshire Literary Festival (www.southwarwickshireliteraryfestival.com)

Stratford Literary Festival (www.stratfordliteraryfestival.co.uk)

Stroud Short Stories (www.johnhollandwrites.com)

Tamworth Lit Fest (https://tamlitfest.wordpress.com)

VERVE (A Birmingham Festival of Poetry & Spoken Word) (www.vervepoetryfestival.com)

Warwick Words History Festival (www.warwickwords.co.uk)

Worcestershire LitFest & Fringe (https://worcslitfest.co.uk)

Other useful links:

Alliance of Independent Authors (www.allianceindependentauthors.org)

The British Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (www.britishscbwi.org)

The Crime Writers Association (www.thecwa.co.uk)

Gloucestershire Writers Network

“Literary Treks: Journeying to Inspiring Destinations for Unleashing the Writer Within”. An interesting article by Rosie Buckley highlighting much loved books and their UK locations (including Shakespeare and Stratford -upon- Avon).

LoveReading (expert recommendations made by people with a passion for books) (www.lovereading.co.uk)lovereading_logo

LoveReading4Kids (finding books children want to read and authors that excite them (www.lovereading4kids.co.uk)  lovereading4kids-header-logo-with-slogan

Rest Less (previously Mirthy) – online platform offering talks and other activities on zoom Explore your world your way (restless.co.uk) 

National Association of Writing Groups (NAWG) (www.nawg.co.uk)

The Romantic Novelists Association (www.rna-uk.org)

The Poetry Society

The Society of Authors

Society for Story telling (www.sfs.org.uk)

Writing West Midlands (www.writingwestmidlands.org)

Young Poets Network

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