Festival of Words
Festival of Words extravaganza will return Tuesday 15 to Sunday 20 October 2019 in various East Riding Libraries and at the Treasure House, Beverley. We've invited an fascinating amazing selection of bestselling and emerging authors and speakers.
View our fantastic line up for this year's festival on the events page. Tickets will be available to buy online, at East Riding Libraries and on the booking phoneline from Tuesday 27 August 2019.
Save money with a day pass
Save money and see all your favourite authors. You can get a day pass for the whole of the Spring Dayfest and take part in all author talks and the poetry workshop on the day.Buy Day Pass
2019 Poetry Competition
The East Riding Festival of Words 2019 poetry competition is now open for entries. This year's theme is 'My Mind, My Thoughts'. Entries will be judged by a panel of published Yorkshire poets, led by James Nash. Poems are submitted anonymously, so each entry is judged on its own merits.How to enter