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Isle of Wight Literary Festival, 2019

October 10, 2019 - October 13, 2019

Isle of Wight Literary Festival

Now running for eight years the Red Funnel Isle of Wight Literary Festival is a major literary event in the south of England. Over four days, in excess of 60 writers will present their latest works. In the past the event has attracted such luminaries as Andrew Marr, Dame Jenni Murray and Val McDermid hopping to the Island.  

Topics range from crime to travel, and history to current social and political issues. First time authors will share tables with seasoned historians in a series of lively debates.

Confirmed speakers include Jo Brand, A N Wilson, Alexander McCall Smith, Adrian Hayes, Kate Hamer and Jack Straw.

There is also a youth programme that has at its aim to improve the cultural opportunities for the island’s youth.

Isle of Wight Literary Festival 2019 Programme

The full 2019 programme will appear here.

Where is the Isle of Wight Literary Festival 2019

The festival is held in Northwood House, Cowes, Isle of Wight.

When is the Isle of Wight Literary Festival

The festival will be from 10 to 13 October, 2019

Things To Do on the Isle of Wight

The Isle of Wight has a wonderful history with Carisbroke Castle, where King Charles I was locked up prior to his execution, and Queen Victoria’s beloved Osborne House both run by English Heritage and open to the public. Read more about what you can do on the island in Isle of Wight Holidays: Walks, Pubs and Victoria.

Isle of Wight Accommodation

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Isle of Wight Festival Season

The festival is just one of many festivals on the island. Other festivals include: Isle of Wight Walking Festival, the Isle of Wight Festival, Ventnor Fringe and Cowes Week.

More information on the Festival, 2019

Visit the official website.

Further Things to do on the Isle of Wight

For more information on things to do on the Isle of Wight, try the Visit Isle of Wight website.


October 10, 2019
October 13, 2019
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