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710, 2021

Litfest launches the Poetry Mosaic!

WOW! Look at what we just did - create a Poetry Mosaic of 100 original poems from writers across the Northwest! We received more than 250 fantastic, newly-penned poems from adults and Lancaster and District school students on the subject of

310, 2021

Poems about Here and Now

Today by Peter Haywood Enjoy today while it shall last For soon its joys will all be past.Don’t reach a future time and sayIf only I had lived that day.Today’s time for new beginningsTime to forget much older sinning.So use each hour

210, 2021

Poems about Illusion

The Illusion of Choice by Maria Bertolone Do I have a choice in the matter?I ask myself as I scurry aboutAs mad as a hatter.Oh here’s missus so and soComing out for a natter.Her name escapes me,As I don’t seem to have,Any

2508, 2021

The Litfest Autumn Weekend is here!

Litfest are delighted to announce our 2021 Autumn Weekend - 7th-12th October! Join us for 6 days of fantastic events featuring both local and international award-winning writers. After taking Litfest 2021 online in March, we found that a number of our local

2206, 2021

We’re hiring!

*UPDATE - applications for this role have now closed* Litfest are seeking an Office Manager for 7 hours per week (flexible working preferably across 2 days).  This maternity cover role is varied, flexible and an excellent chance to become involved in Lancaster’s

2704, 2021

Upcoming Events – May 20th and 21st

Image of Jackie Morris courtesy of Elly Lucas.   On May 20th and 21st, Litfest and Graffeg are delighted to welcome Nicola Davies, Cathy Fisher and Jackie Morris for two very special events.  Picture Perfect will take place on Thursday 20th

3103, 2021

Talking About Birds – Competition Winner!

At Litfest 2021 we were thrilled to be joined by two writers who both have had a lifelong fascination with birds – Sheffield University professor Tim Birkhead and prize-winning poet Paul Farley at the Talking About Birds event, which began with a short


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