2022 Penzance LitFest: save the date!

This July, we will be back stronger and wordier than ever before to make up for the missing years. July 6-9, 2022 are our confirmed dates and we’re busy putting the finishing touches to a fantastic programme of events.

All will be revealed over the next few weeks. To keep up-to-date with literary happenings and events, make sure that you are subscribed to the LitFest newsletter and follow us on Facebook,Twitter and Instagram.

We look forward to welcoming you back in July!
The Penzance Literary Festival Team


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