Tagged: festivals

A call to boycott festivals that don't pay author fees

Sir/ Madam, Further to Philip Pullman's resignation from the Oxford Literary Festival, we would like to call for all authors and publishers to boycott literary... Read more

Pay fair

There have been a number of articles about the finances of literature festivals recently, so I would like to give Cheltenham Festival’s perspective.  Our main... Read more

Literary festivals call for action over 'absurd' 20% VAT rate

Literary festival directors have written an open letter to the Treasury after being hit with a 20% VAT rate on sales from their pre-recorded events... Read more

Richard Osman dominates shortlists at 2021 CrimeFest Awards

Richard Osman’s bestselling debut The Thursday Murder Club (Viking) has dominated this year’s CrimeFest shortlists with other nominations including Robert Galbraith, Ian Rankin and Lucy Foley. ... Read more

Chalke Valley History Festival to go ahead as physical event in June

The Daily Mail Chalke Valley History Festival is to take place physically this year, kicking off just two days after the proposed lifting of Covid... Read more

'Noireland' crime festival launches in Belfast

A new crime festival is launching in Ireland next month featuring Sophie Hannah, Scandi author Arne Dahl and Graeme Macrae Burnet. Read more

Writers' festivals: serious business or luxury getaway?

Niall Cunniffe asks if writers' festivals are worth time and money. Read more

Bath children’s festival announces line-up

Big-name authors including Julia Donaldson, Michael Rosen and Judith Kerr are taking part in this year’s Telegraph Bath Children’s Literature Festival. The festival,... Read more

Bloody Scotland Festival to offer free tickets to unemployed

The Bloody Scotland festival is to offer free tickets to unemployed people or those on low incomes as part of a scheme to reach new... Read more

Nielsen developing festival sales channel

Nielsen is in the testing stage to develop a festival sales channel to record sales from Hay and Edinburgh Literary Festivals.  The information company has... Read more

Subscribe to RSS - festivals