Dorchester Literary Festival 2018Welcome to the Dorchester Literary Festival 17th-21st October 2018

 THE 2018 FESTIVAL IS NOW TAKING SHAPE ...

Here are the events we've already confirmed: for more details see What's On. There's more in the pipeline so we hope that there will be plenty to tempt you to come along. Events usually last one hour and tickets will be on sale from August.

Paul Atterbury and Janet Gleeson
Festival Directors

 

Latest News

Local Writers Competition update

Hall & Woodhouse DLF Local Writers Prize...

Kate Adie

Broadcaster Kate Adie OBE is joining the DLF team as patron...

This Year's Events

Feedback

I'm now back at my desk after Ann Cleeves' mammoth book tour and wanted to send a note to say a huge thank you for hosting such a fantastic event for us. It was a definite highlight out of the 30 events!

Maura Brickell
Feedback From 2016 Festival

I SO enjoyed yesterday. It was a real pleasure to meet you all and what a lovely festival, lovely venue and lovely audience. And Jason was just brilliant. Thank you very, very much for inviting me.

Penny Junor
Feedback From 2017 Festival

We thoroughly enjoyed all of our visits and all being well will be there again next year.

Edwina Toone
Feedback From 2016 Festival

Thanks again for organising a lovely event.

Dave Goulson
Feedback From 2017 Festival

It was much appreciated that you included Victoria Hislop in this year's festival. As always she was charming and entertaining.

Christine Savill
Feedback From 2016 Festival

I had a wonderful time in Dorchester. Very best wishes, Tom.

Thomas Williams
Feedback From 2017 Festival