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

Click here to go to the programme and booking information.

 

Links

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

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John Hegley ‘Comic genius’ SATURDAY 7TH JULY at Festival of Words 2018

It’s a times table remembering -2 fives, 3 threes plus one. The thinking falls into place as you make your way through this years programme for the Coleford Festival of Words …. Saturday 7th July 8pm Coleford Baptist Hall 8pm…

Tenth Coleford Festival of Words – programme now available

The full Festival programme and booking information is now available on the website.  Printed copies will be distributed throughout the Forest and beyond over the next couple of weeks. Meanwhile, here’s a downloadable version to browse at your leisure –…

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Thumbnail 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 and some even newer material, PIPs with a range of poems – here’s Vicky Hampton reading to us – pirate…


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 one. The thinking falls into place as you make your way through this years programme for the Coleford Festival of…


Thumbnail Prized Novelist Katie Fforde returns to Coleford Festival of Words 2018- Wed 4th July

Katie Fforde- author of 30 +- novels ‘I first became a writer because my mother gave me a writing kit. I’d been talking about wanting to write for years, but thought because I had three children, a dog, two cats…


John Hegley ‘Comic genius’ SATURDAY 7TH JULY at Festival of Words 2018

It’s a times table remembering -2 fives, 3 threes plus one. The thinking falls into place as you make your way through this years programme for the Coleford Festival of Words …. Saturday 7th July 8pm Coleford Baptist Hall 8pm…


Thumbnail Mindsong joins the Festival of Words

The Festival is thrilled to have mindsong join the Festival with poetry readings between songs on Friday 6th July at The Elms, Staunton. Mindsong is a charity working mainly in Gloucestershire providing a range of services for people living with mid to late-stage…