2016 Penzance Literary Festival

July 6–9, 2016

Header image, Geevor Mine, Richard Penn from Flickr

Going Underground

2016 Penzance Literary Festival: July 6-9

2016prog_coverCompetition time!

Our Litfest programmes are now available and starting to appear around and about Penzance and the local area.

Download a programme

If you would like to win plaudits for ingenuity (or maybe even a prize), pick up a copy of our programme and take a picture of it in an extraordinary place or location. You could even take a selfie of you AND the programme. Then, post your pic on the Litfest Facebook page. The team will decide on the most ingenious photo at the start of the Litfest.

To get your imagination fired, one of our flyers has gone rogue in London. Can you do better?flyerinlondon


Tickets available and selling fast!

All events are now available with online booking, make sure you book early to get your seats.

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What’s on?

We have a packed programme for the 2016 Penzance Literary Festival.

Headliners include Rachel Joyce, Patrick Barkham, Gavin Knight, Colin Taylor (Scilly Sergeant), Sarah Turner (The Unmumsy Mum) and many, many more.


For aspiring, new and established writers

A collection of inspiring talks to grow your potential

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