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2017 ‘festival in a factory’ is the best yet!

Thanks to the kind and generous support of the Bertarelli Foundation, the fourth Stoke-on-Trent Literary Festival took place from 8-10 June 2017 and has been an enormous success. More than 2,500 people enjoyed events including discussions about great lives, history, heritage, the environment, literary heroes, politics, entertainment and family fun. { Edit }

Emma’s picks for SOT Lit Fest 2017

  Amongst the eclectic and inspiring programme for the Stoke-on-Trent Literary Festival 2017 are some real gems with internationally renowned experts and champions in their fields. Discover some of the events Emma Bridgewater is most looking forward to this June: “Paula Byrne is an unstoppable force, her enthusiasm for the life stories of intriguing women is palpable […]

Sue Perkins & Anna Richardson Announced as New Festival Guests

Literary Festival Announces Top New Guests For 2017 Comedian, TV Presenter and author Sue Perkins has been announced as the latest guest to appear at the UK’s only ‘festival in a factory”, the Stoke-on-Trent Literary Festival held at the Emma Bridgewater Factory, Hanley on Saturday 10th June at 4pm. The former BBC Great British Bake […]

Emma Bridgewater’s ‘festival in a factory’ returns to Stoke-on-Trent

A true celebration of outstanding writing and brilliant books, the UK’s only “festival in a factory” the Stoke-on-Trent Literary Festival, returns to the creative surroundings of the Emma Bridgewater Factory from 8 – 10 June 2017 welcoming the very best writers, novelists and dramatists to the factory that makes her hand made, hand decorated designs to […]

2017 Stoke Literary Festival Dates CONFIRMED!

The Stoke-on-Trent Literary Festival returns to the Emma Bridgewater Factory on Thursday 8th, Friday 9th and Saturday 10th June 2017 for another celebration of brilliant books and outstanding writing. Sign up for the Festival newsletter and receive the first news of our line up to be announced in March. Tickets will again be available to […]

New Vic Theatre Supports the Hot Air Literary Festival

Hot Air 2016 has  announced a new box office partnership with the New Vic Theatre in Newcastle-under-Lyme to support the continuing development of the festival. Tickets priced at £6 for all Stoke Literary Festival events are available for sale via: the New Vic’s website at the theatre’s box office over the phone on tel 01782 […]