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Type: Arts, Crafts & Galleries

The Storey
Meeting House Lane

Tel: 01524 621 66

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A literature development agency that organise Lancashire's annual literature festival. Established in 1978, the annual festival has been running every year since 1979, making it one of the oldest literature festivals in the UK.

Litfest develops writers, engages readers and audiences, and celebrates literary excellence. This is acheived through the festival and a range of other publishing, development and participatory projects that have positioned the organisation at the heart of Lancashire's cultural and creative activity.

Litfest takes place in The Storey on Thursday and Friday, and in The Sanctuary at Lancaster Library on Saturday and Sunday.

Current programme highlights include:

  • A Day of Poetry
  • Inspiring Stories
  • In Skriker’s Footsteps
  • The Lancaster Bookshop Trail
  • Spotlight Literacy Cabaret
  • Telling Tales – performance storytelling course
  • Annual Lancaster Literature Festival

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The Storey, Lancaster

Friday, 2nd March 2018 - Sunday, 25th March 2018

Lancaster Literature Festival LITFEST 2018
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Opening Times

Litfest (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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