LitFest 2022

Oakwood Literature Festival celebrates Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee in 2022 This year’s festival will be held on 30th April. Venue to be confirmed. Events for Children We are planning a full day of children’s events with something for all ages. News will be released over the coming weeks. Poetry We aim to include an Open […]

Inspirational Women 

The women who inspired me to write By Laura Stroud 4th March 2020 From TV programmes, to film stars, authors and female protagonists, my life has always been filled with women who write… International Women’s Day 2020 The 8th March marks International Women’s Day.  “A global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of […]

What do small litfests offer that big ones don’t?

Debbie Young Guest post 19th March 2019 Small independent local litfests are currently in vogue, with more popping up around the country like daisies on an English lawn in spring. And, like daisies, although they’re commonplace, they’re charming in their own way.  “But,” I hear you cry, “how can they compete with long-established giants in […]