Welcome to Lancaster Literature Festival!

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All of the talks from our 2021 Festival will be available to watch for thirty days — you can look them up on Youtube or Crowdcast.

Supported by public funding from Arts Council England, we are delighted to present four new flagship projects that will be running throughout the festival: The Litfest Big Read, New Writing North West, How We Live Now, and How We Live Next. Click on any of the images below to learn more about these projects:

At Litfest we’re committed to delivering a varied programme of events across multiple genres within the literary world.  Here are some of our most popular event types for the 2021 festival:

And, of course, Litfest would be nothing without all of you who attend our events and support the organisation.  Here’s how you can get involved or support us: