Responsive image

The full programme and booking information is now live on the website, together with a downloadable version. Printed programmes are available in your local library and lots of other venues around the Forest and beyond. 

Click here to go to the programme and booking information.

And now the online anthology ‘Ten’ is out with the shortlist of the writing competition announced last night by Jo Durrant of Radio Gloucestershire – a lovely evening of readings.  Check it out, and the authors, here.

The winners will be announced on Sat 7 July 7 pm at the Coleford Baptist Hall by Jan Royall, immediately before the John Hegley show – come along and hear them…

Links

  • poetryfod.org – A new archive of Forest Poets and local stories

Latest from Coleford Festival of Words


Thumbnail Image

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 1 month ago
Festival of Words, News, Uncategorized
Thumbnail Image

Birthday picnic day! Sun 8 July 12 noon


Join us on Buchanan Recreation Ground, Victoria Rd Coleford to celebrate 10 years of Festival happenings and a successful Festival...


Posted 1 month ago
Festival of Words, News, Uncategorized
Thumbnail Image

‘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 1 month ago
Festival of Words, News, Uncategorized
Thumbnail Image

What’s on today – Sat 7 July


A big day – our Writers’s Day School is happening from 10 am at the Main Place, Coleford – text...


Posted 1 month ago
Festival of Words, News, Uncategorized
Thumbnail Image

Blue Peter award winning children’s author Andy Seed is with us on Sat…


Sat 7 July, 5.30 pm Coleford Baptist Hall, with book signing by the author. Lots of family fun – jokes,...


Posted 2 months ago
Festival of Words, News