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Yeovil Literary Festival

When is Yeovil Literary Festival?

Yeovil Literary Festival is taking place from 26 to 30 October 2023.

What to expect from Yeovil Literary Festival

The Yeovil Literary Festival presents an exciting programme of literature, comedy and arts events from well-known literary figures, comedians, celebrities and exciting new writers. The festival is a not-for-profit partnership between The Octagon Theatre and Westlands Entertainment Venue (part of South Somerset District Council), Waterstones, Yeovil Community Arts Association and Somerset Library Service.

The first festival in 2013 sold 2,500 tickets for events including Sir Tony Robinson, Mary Berry, Michael Morpurgo, Santa Montefiore, Paddy Ashdown, Rula Lenska, Artemis Cooper, David and Carrie Grant, Dame Jenni Murray, Wendy Cope, Jeremy Hardy, and many others.

Since then the Yeovil Literary Festival has gone from strength to strength and has welcomed even more inspirational artists and events to South Somerset every year. Visit the Yeovil Literary Festival website to see the exciting names coming to this year’s festival.

How to get to Yeovil Literary Festival

Getting to the Yeovil Literary Festival is easy. GWR services run to Yeovil Pen Mill station on direct routes from Bristol, Weymouth, Gloucester and beyond, from where it is a 15-minute walk to the town centre.