Waxing lyrical in Warwick

By IH Monday 17 September 2012 Updated: 17/09 10:40

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AUTHORS, poets, journalists, illustrators and storytellers will be heading to this year's Warwick Words Festival of Literature and Spoken Word.

Aimed at all ages, the ten day literary festival runs from Friday September 28 to Sunday October 7 at venues in Warwick and neighbouring Leamington. The programme is features talks, events and workshops, some of which are free to attend.

Notable names making an appearance include best-selling author Kate Mosse, biographer Claire Tomalin, poet Roger McGough, historian John Julius Norwich and many other literary celebrities.

There will also be a chance for budding writers to develop their skills in workshops led by professional writers who are experts in their field.

The Festival’s ‘Young Words’ programme includes award-winning authors Jamila Gavin and Tracey Corderoy, and celebrates the exciting world of children’s literature with events to suit every age from toddlers to teens.

'On The Edge’ is a new programme of events based in Leamington which complements events taking place in Warwick.

Visit www.warwickwords.co.uk for the full programme of festival events. For a Festival Brochure email info@warwickwords.co.uk including name and full postal address, or download the brochure from the website.

To book tickets call the Warwick Words Festival Box Office on 01926 776438.

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