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Countdown to LitFest 2018

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

In a week and a bit we’ll be in the full swing of Marlborough LitFest. If you haven’t bought any tickets yet there’s still time, and there is still availability for many of our events. Here’s a quick round-up.

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Ticket Update

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

Marlborough LitFest Statement Marlborough LitFest would like to apologise to anyone who experienced difficulties in buying tickets for the David Walliams talks today, especially those people who had issues with online booking transactions as a result of the huge demand. We anticipated major interest in him coming to LitFest which is why we asked him […]

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LitFest Box Office Opens!

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

The 2018 Marlborough LitFest Box Office is officially OPEN! Tickets are available from the following places; In Person at The White Horse Bookshop, Marlborough High Street (cash or cheque only, from 9am); On the phone by calling the Pound Arts  01249 701628 or 01249 712618 (from 10am); And online at Pound Arts (from 9am). The full programme […]

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The Oldie hosts literary lunch during Marlborough LitFest

Wednesday, July 4th, 2018

The Oldie magazine will be hosting a literary lunch in partnership with Marlborough LitFest on Friday 27 September at Marlborough Golf Club. The £58 ticket includes a three-course lunch with wine, followed by ten minute talks from four speakers: Giles Wood and Mary Killen, Dan Cruikshank and Miranda Seymour.

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David Walliams

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

Our next guest at the Marlborough Literature Festival is David Walliams! Our guess is that you already know him from Britain’s Got Talent, Come Fly With Me and Little Britain. Following his successful television career, he has now written a range of children’s books which explore the lives of original and entertaining characters. Walliams’ fiction […]

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Annual Big Town Read author announced for 2018

Sunday, May 20th, 2018

As part of its aim to bring the best in good writing to the town, every year Marlborough LitFest, in partnership with The Reading Agency, along with the support of local libraries, choose a novel which is suggested for local book groups and individuals to read, ahead of the author appearing at LitFest. The Big […]

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Brilliant debut novelists at this year’s LitFest

Tuesday, May 1st, 2018

Both extremely talented authors with very different stories to tell; we are pleased to introduce you to Adelle Stripe and Mick Kitson, the brilliant debut novelists who will be joining us at Marlborough LitFest this year.

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Alan Johnson

Tuesday, May 1st, 2018

Grab a cup of tea and sit down to enjoy the tales of Alan Johnson, former Labour MP, author and latest addition to Marlborough LitFest 2018!

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New authors confirmed for 2018 line-up including William Boyd and Kate Mosse.

Wednesday, April 25th, 2018

More names announced for this year’s ninth Marlborough LitFest include acclaimed novelist William Boyd, bestselling author Kate Mosse, historical fiction author, Katie Hickman, as well as annual Festival events: the Translation Duel and Hiscox Debut Authors.    William Boyd Acclaimed contemporary novelist William Boyd has a new book, Love is Blind, set at the end […]

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Bestsellers confirmed for LitFest 2018

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018

Marlborough LitFest is delighted to announce that bestselling military historian Max Hastings, author and ex-MP Alan Johnson, and travel writer Lois Pryce will be joining 2018 Golding Speaker, Rose Tremain, at this year’s ninth Festival from 28 – 30 September.

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