The Stratford-upon-Avon Literary Festival | Starts 26 April 2014 Ends 4 May 2014

Celebrating its 7th year in 2014, The Stratford-upon-Avon Literary Festival is an exciting mixture of debate, ideas, celebrity author events, workshops and humour. Alongside this is a programme of education events in Stratford and local schools involving favourite authors, poets and illustrators who will be entertaining and inspiring young people from 2 to 18.

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Hexham Book Festival | Starts 28 April 2014 Ends 8 May 2014

Now in its ninth year, Hexham Book Festival brings together explorers, foodies, philosophers and thinkers to read, write and speak with ideas and stories aplenty for all ages.


Bodmin Moor Poetry Festival | Starts 30 May 2014 Ends 2 June 2014

Four packed days of music, poetry, spoken word, theatre, film, talks, readings, workshops... all in the heart of Cornwall. This is the festival's third year, and provides a fun weekend of various art forms for everyone.


Eastbourne Bookfest | Starts 30 May 2014 Ends 1 June 2014

With a collectors item programme, glass fiction and readings to workshops in creative writing, bookmaking and illustration, this varied three-day festival will take place at a variety of venues across Eastbourne.

The Fault in our Stars

The Fault in Our Stars – in UK cinemas 20th June 2014 | 20 June 2014

John Green's global bestseller comes to the big screen this June, starring Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort as Hazel and Augustus, and directed by Josh Boone . More information to come as we have it!


FLY – Festival of Literature for Young People | Starts 23 June 2014 Ends 27 June 2014

Whether you have a passion for poetry or prose, song lyrics or sci-fi, blogs or graphic novels this will be a great festival for you!  There will be workshops, poetry slams as well as many talks by brilliant YA authors! The full line up will be announced in April so keep your eyes peeled.


Vampire Academy film | 14 July 2014

On 14th July, the eagerly anticipated adaptation of the first book in Richelle Mead's global bestselling series, Vampire Academy, will be available to take home on DVD and Blu-Ray. Directed by Mark Waters (Mean Girls) with a screenplay by Daniel Waters (Heathers), the movie stars Lucy Fry as Lissa Dragomire, a mortal vampire, and her best friend and bodyguard Rose Hathaway, ...