Evesham (Fringe) Festival of Words

Exuberant Worcestershire Poet Laureate (2014-15) Fergus McGonigal  @fergusthepoet hosted an eclectic mix of fringe poetry and prose on Saturday 1st July at The Red Lion pub, Evesham, part of the Festival of Words. The fabulous sunshine brought out the crowds and a packed audience enjoyed prose readings from myself, author Jenny Heap and crime writer JJ Franklin, and poetry from a mixed gathering of brave open mic-ers, including the much-talented Gwen Zanzoterra. The afternoon was  rounded-off with a great performance by Fergus, as the debate about what makes good music continues…The Red Lion Evesham.JPG

Summer of course is a fine time for festivals of all kinds, and here are a few
literary listings that may tickle your text:

Beacon Lit Festival, based in the Chilterns: http://www.beaconlit.co.uk/Home.php

Beyond The Border, Wales http://www.beyondtheborder.com/festival

Frome Festival http://fromefestival.co.uk/about/

Harrogate Crime Writing Festival


Festival at the Edge, Shropshire http://www.festivalattheedge.org/about/

Literary Leicester 2017 http://www2.le.ac.uk/institution/literary-leicester

Penzance Literary Festival http://www.pzlitfest.co.uk