Media Partners of LitFest
BBC Hereford & Worcester
Publishers of LitFest anthologies
Worcestershire Literary Festival Sponsors
Andrew Grant Estate Agents
Travel and Tourist Information For Worcester & Worcestershire
Click HERE for travel and tourist information for Worcester and Worcestershire
Spoken Word Events
SpeakEasy – the monthly spoken word event of LitFest. Second Thursday of every month at The Old Rec, Worcester. 7:30pm. Book your slot on Facebook: www.facebook.com/worcsspeakeasy or email firstname.lastname@example.org
42 Worcester – Gothic, Horror, Sci-fi and Fantasy spoken word event. Last Wednesday in every month at Drummonds, 7:30pm. Book your slot on Facebook: 42 Worcester Facebook Page or email Andrew Owens, MC.
Festivals & Conventions
Worcester Music Festival
Blues at the Fold – a one day blues festival at The Fold Bransford.
Worcestershire Arts Trail
The Worcester Festival
Worcester Beer Festival
Evesham Festival of Words
Poets & Performance Poets
Nina Lewis – Published poet, and LitFest Poet Laureate 2017/2018.
Sarah James – Award winning local published author and poet and author of “Into The Yell”, a friend of the Festival.
Jenny Hope – A local published poet, and a friend of the Festival.
Myfanwy Fox – Poet and friend of the Festival
Fergus McGonigal – LitFest Poet Laureate 2014, poet, friend of the Festival.
Maggie Doyle – WLF Poet Laureate Emeritus.
Tim Cranmore – LitFest Poet Laureate 2013, friend of the Festival and genius creator of recorders.
Charley Barnes, poet, writer, ace reviewer, and secretary of the festival.
Heather Wastie – LitFest Poet Laureate 2015, poet, friend of the Festival.
Sue Johnson – Poet, short story writer, novelist and workshop leader
Polly Stretton – Poet, writer, workshop leader
Writers’ Circles , Poetry Stanzas & Other Groups
The Battle of Worcester Society
Worcester Writers’ Circle
Malvern Writers’ Circle
Worcester & Droitwich Poetry Stanza
Worcestershire WWI Centenary
We Are Worcester
Horror and speculative fiction
Behind The Arras
Gumbo Press – Home Of “Word Gumbo”
Your Daily Flash
Music That Tells A Story
Hitchhiker – Sean Jeffrey & Anna Mason
Battle of Worcester Society ‘Protecting, preserving, and promoting Worcester’s World Heritage’
Worcester Live – the Box Office for LitFest – also responsible for the Swan Theatre, Huntingdon Hall, Shakespeare In The Commandery and Ghost Walks Of Worcester, run by Chris Jaeger
Writing West Midlands – the literature development agency for the West Midlands
Apples & Snakes – the performance poetry organisation
Not Just Sauce
Families Herefordshire & Worcestershire
Artists, Art Galleries & Visual Arts
Paul Powis & Sara Hayward
This is a dynamic list, so if you have a link you would like to include on here please email the details to LitFest