Book festivals throughout the UK are a great place to hear and meet authors, and get inspired. Here are some of our favourite festivals with a strong nature writing presence.
Live literature, spoken word and the Arts exploring creativity and connection in landscape, nature, people and place.
Wealden Literary Festival offers a chance to unearth some of the magic of the natural world and celebrate our relationship with place through literature, arts, crafts and food as well as creative workshops and hands-on outdoor activities.
Fresh from celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2018, the Wigtown Book Festival is one of the UK’s best-loved literary events and holds activities and events for all ages, including music, theatre, food and visual arts.
An annual literature festival held in Hay-on-Wye in Wales for ten days from May to June.
Words by the Water is always challenging and thought-provoking. What better to do in spring than engage with some of the best thinkers, writers and commentators over the ten days of the festival?
A celebration of all things adventurous and outdoors, and what better place to hold the festival than in the Outdoor Capital of the UK itself. By bringing together outdoor enthusiasts from a whole variety of backgrounds, the festival aims to encourage others to get out and explore the wilderness around them.
Cheltenham Festivals is a charity which feeds the human spirit. Its participation programmes reach out year-round and culminate at the town’s internationally-acclaimed Jazz, Science, Music and Literature Festivals.
The Edinburgh International Book Festival began in 1983 and is now a key event in the August Festival season, celebrated annually in Scotland’s capital city. The current programme director is Nick Barley.