Cambridge Literary Festival

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Book Festivals Improve Our World

We share a love of books, writing and reading. We have joined forces with eight other UK festivals to share a message on our mission and purpose, and to call for increased support

If you would like to support the festival you can do so by going to our Donate page or Contacting Us to offer your support.

Thank you

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Spring Festival 2024 now available to watch online

Don’t worry – you can watch and listen to all the events recorded at the Spring Festival plus over 350 events from previous festivals.

For just £15 a year you can listen or watch award winning authors anytime, on any device from anywhere in the world.

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