An annual festival endeavors to build on the tradition of writing in Glasgow and wider Scotland. Includes a programme, with information for visitors and participants.
Birmingham Book Festival
Provides a festival diary as well as information on workshops and events which will take place.
Black Isle Words
Annual festival of writing and literature held in Fortrose and Cromarty; includes a programme and contacts.
An international crime-writing festival established to build on Scotland's reputation for crime fiction; with a programme and venue details, author profiles, competitions, and news.
Book Festival Scotland
Scotland has more literary festivals per capita than any other country; offers a guide to the book, storytelling, and poetry festivals around the country, with a calendar, news, links, and contacts.
Borders Book Festival
Annual literary festival held in Melrose; includes a programme and visitor guide, competition information, and contacts.
Brings new and established writers to Cambridge for two annual festivals, in spring and autumn; includes programmes, news, and contacts.
Cheltenham Literature Festival
A well established festival that has been running for over 60 years; includes a programme, with venue and ticket details.
Du Maurier Festival
Annual festival celebrating the life and works of Daphne du Maurier and the association of her work with the County of Cornwall, and Fowey in particular.
Annual Hebridean book festival covering Gaelic and English authors; includes a programme, guide to getting there, and practical information for visitors.
Folkestone Literary Festival
Annual festival of talks, workshops, fringe and other events. Includes programme, venues and booking information.
Guildford Book Festival
Offers information on authors appearing at this annual book festival and also describes the festival's history.
Hay Festival Wales
Official site of Hay-on-Wye's annual literature festival provides news, festival programme, FAQs, accommodation links and dedicated children's section.
Hexham Book Festival
Features downloads of previous year's programmes plus promotion of the current year's programme of events at this book festival.
Ilkley Literature Festival
Provides FAQ for this literature festival as well as the programme of events and other useful information for visitors.
Islay Book Festival
An annual festival of reading and books held in Port Ellen; describes their programme and history, with an archive from previous years' events.
Jewish Book Week
A celebration of Jewish writing and culture held annually in London; includes programme and venue details, events and prizes, and contacts.
Lincoln Book Festival
Presents the programme for this annual book festival, plus information on the various venues and photographs from the previous year's festival.
An annual literary festival; includes their programmes for children and adults, details of the Dundee International Book Prize, and their support for new writers.
Maintains a listing of literary and book festivals around the UK and Ireland, and of British and Irish book awards.
Mere Literary Festival
Offers the schedule of events for visitors and entry details for short story and poetry competitors in the annual week-long event held in mid-October. Wiltshire.
Oxford Literary Festival
Offers an annual programme of world-class authors and speakers; includes details of events, including for children and young adults, author listing, and information about a creative writing course.
Oxford Literary Festival
Annual event offering a range of talks, discussions, debates, readings, literary lunches and dinners in Christ Church and Corpus Christi and Merton Colleges, Oxford.
Swindon Festival of Lierature
Offers an annual programme of writers, novelists, poets, thinkers, speakers, and storytellers; includes an events diary and information for visitors.
Ways With Words
Organises a variety of literature festivals around the UK and holidays for writers and painters in Italy and France. Includes festival details and gallery.
Wells Festival of Literature
Provides their programme and venue details, with a brochure to download and details of their annual writing competitions.
West Port Book Festival
An annual festival of the literary history of Edinburgh, run by six independent bookshops and a bookbinder. Includes a programme, details of venues and tickets, news, and contacts.
Wigtown Book Festival
An annual event in Dumfries and Galloway; includes a programme, details of competitions, ticket information, and visitor guide.
The University of Aberdeen's annual writers' festival; includes a programme, press releases, and details of venues in the city and throughout Aberdeenshire.
An annual month long festival to explore the spoken and written word in performance, held in Aberdeen and around North-East Scotland. Includes an event calendar and artist profiles, with ticket and venue information.
World Book Night
To celebrate World Book Day, a million books are given away by passionate readers to members of the public, or distributed in places like prisons and hospitals; describes the scheme, the books, and related events.
Writing on the Wall
An annual community festival of writing in Liverpool, involving local, national, and international writers; with a programme, details of year-round projects, venue details, and news.
York Literature Festival
Offers a programme of diverse events for adults and children at venues all over the city. Includes a what's on section, links, news, and contacts.