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The Lichfield Literature Festival

The Lichfield Literature Festival is an annually run event that has played host to a wide selection of authors, poets and literary figures since its creation in 2010. Held in the charming city of Lichfield, Staffordshire, this is the perfect festival for all book lovers across the UK!

Whether you are a fan of crime thrillers, historical fiction, children's books, poetry or memoirs, you are sure to find something that catches your interest. With a diverse line-up of writes and thinkers scheduled to appear, this years festival promises to be exciting.

Running between Thursday 23rd March and Sunday 26th March, now is the perfect time to book your tickets

Here at The George Hotel we'll be hosting:

Selma Dabbagh | We Wrote in Symbols
Thursday 23rd March 10am
'Explore female writers of Arab heritage who articulate love and lust with artistry and skill'

Anna Keay | The Restless Republic
Thursday 23rd March 12pm
Written by historian, writer and curator Anna Kaey, this book follows the experimental decade that followed the death of King Charles 1. 

Elika Ansari | The Five Stages of Moria
Friday 24th March 10am
Writer, refugee youth worker and performer Elika Ansari presents a immersive blend of autobiography and fiction

Phillip Modiano | J.L. Petit | Britiain's Lost Pre-Impressionist
Friday 24th March 12pm
A compelling account of the 'forgotten master' of the 19th century, John Louis Petit and his innovative work

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One of the things that sets the Lichfield Literature Festival apart is its emphasis on community. The festival is held across various venues in Lichfield city centre, all within walking distance from one another and attendees are encourages to interact and immerse themselves in all things literature together. 

With an array of authors and speakers, as well as a range of activities and events for all ages and interests, it promises to be an unforgettable experience. Whether you are a lifelong fan of literature or simply looking to discover something new, the festival is sure to have something that will inspire and delight you.

Mark your calendars for the 2023 Lichfield Literature Festival – you won't want to miss it!

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