My Life In Books – Phil Mews

Where to begin? The task of choosing eight books that have had an impact on [...]

Theatre Writing Project for and About the North Pennines

Want to get involved in an exciting new writing project and create some theatre for [...]

Preparations for 2023 are underway

The snowdrops have been and gone, ditto the crocuses. Spring is poking her sleepy head [...]

Weardale WordFest 2022

2022 saw WordFest spread its wings and become what we’d hoped for from the beginning, [...]

The Loss of Hilary Mantel – Writer in the Shadows

Here at the Weardale WordFest we are shocked and saddened to hear of the death [...]

My Life in Books – Jamie Tucknutt

As part of our Life in Books series, we are delighted to welcome, Wordfest team [...]

Short and Sweet, is this the Future of the Literary Festival?

Those of you who’ve come along to the Weardale WordFest in previous years will know [...]

My Life in Books – Avril Joy

Welcome to My Life in Books – the WordFest Blog series where members of the [...]

Garden Memories

Here on the WordFest team we confess we LOVE our gardens. From small backyards filled [...]