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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 Last Thursday 31st May An Evening with Jonny FluffyPunk & Friends

SPECIAL WARM UP SHOW TO COLEFORD FESTIVAL OF WORDS 2ND–8TH JULY LAST THURSDAY 31ST MAY 7-30pm An evening with Jonny FluffyPunk ”a stand up poet and sustainable Nihilist”….   –Spoken  Word-  Comedy Cabaret   An economic refugee from the home…


Thumbnail Katie Fforde at the Festival of Words!

Great news for fans of Katie Fforde – she’ll be with us on Wednesday 4th July  7.30 pm at The Main Place ….in person …. book signings … Katie Fforde lives in the beautiful Cotswold countryside with her family, and…


JONNY FLUFFYPUNK at Last Thursday 31st May- Festival of Words warm up gig…..

After a night of hot and steamy cuban music with the magnificent Son Yambu here comes …… an evening of comedy and spoken word gymnastics Jonny Fluffypunk and friends – MC Sally Jenkinson & Clive Birnie  from Bristol ‘Burning Eye’…


Thumbnail Writers’ Day School!

A chance for aspiring writers to pick the brains of those who have made the heady world of publication! Offering a choice of four workshops: crime with Matthew Hall; historical fiction with Alis Hawkins; relationships in fiction with Deborah Gregory;…


Thumbnail Tim Dalling and Aye Coyote at the Festival!

A theatrical entertainment with song and dance and a sacred ritual of purification. Tim Dalling, former kilted fall guy from the New Rope String Band, tells autobiographical tales of brotherhood alongside myths of Coyote, the creative master of thoughtless self-destruction…