‘Shadows of Winter’ Saturday December 1st Coleford


Plans are moving ahead for this years Christmas Celebration in Coleford taking the theme of ‘Shadows of Winter’ You are...


Posted 4 weeks ago
An Incomplete History, Festival of Words, News, Stories
Coleford Festival of Words Coleford Town Council Forest of Dean Lantern Festival Live arts Shadows of Winter soundwork SOUNDWORK Community Projects story telling
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Happy tenth birthday, Festival!


A lovely afternoon under the trees, right royally entertained by Berry Hill Silver Band, John Hegley, Gwent samba band and...


Posted 3 months ago
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‘Ten’ writing competition winners revealed!


This evening Jan Royall announced the three winners of the competition, as judged by best-selling author and Coleford resident Andrew...


Posted 3 months ago
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Blue Peter award winning author Andy Seed at the Festival


  Family fun, puzzles, games, riddles and jokes with Andy Seed on Saturday 7 July 5.30 pm – tickets here !


Posted 4 months ago
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Want to write (even better)? Don’t miss our writers’ day school….


Saturday 7 July 10 am to 4 pm at the Main Place, Coleford – meet other writers, learn from those...


Posted 4 months ago
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GRand Dad Rants…. Comic Moments at Festival of words


So as an avid reader I would grab a copy of the Beano and rush through the stories barely waiting...


Posted 4 months ago
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Beano Coleford Festival of Words 2018 comics
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Fiona Stafford and Radio 3’s Into The Forest season


Listen here for a taste of what we can expect when Fiona Stafford, author of The Long, Long Life of Trees,...


Posted 4 months ago
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A week (and a day) to go!


The weather promises to hold ….  all kinds of good things happening … the Big Reveal of the ‘Ten’ writing...


Posted 4 months ago
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Poets and pirates at Taurus


Our thanks to Taurus for sharing their midsummer song festival with us today. We enjoyed Maggie Clutterbuck sharing Full Circle...


Posted 4 months ago
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2008 -2018 A brief history of Coleford Festival of Words


Coleford FESTIVAL of   Words 2018 From John Hegley to Katie Fforde It’s a times table remembering -2 fives, 3 threes plus...


Posted 4 months ago
An Incomplete History, Festival of Words