2017 Penzance Literary Festival

July 5-8

Header image, Geevor Mine, Richard Penn from Flickr

What was on?

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

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

Photos from many of the events are now on the individual event pages.

The Litfest Blog


We’ve now launched a blog on the Litfest website, to share some of our literary finds as well as updates on the Litfest itself. What really goes on behind the scenes? Does what happen in the Acorn stay in the Acorn? Find out in our new blog, with updates at least every two weeks.


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