London Literature Festival

International writers, prize winning authors and prize giving. Comic books, comedy, music and architecture are just some of southbank centre the arts weaving their way into this diverse and edgy literature festival.

The London Literature Festival is an annual event that features a variety of literary events, including author readings, panel discussions, and workshops. The festival typically takes place in the Southbank Centre in London, and features both well-known and emerging authors from around the world. The festival offers a wide range of literature, from fiction and poetry to non-fiction and children's literature. The festival is known for its lively atmosphere and is a popular event among literature enthusiasts.

London Literature Festival unites readers of every age to celebrate the written and spoken word:::Now in its 15th edition, it’s the longest-running literature festival in the city, setting prestigious authors alongside rising literary stars and cultural observers.


11 of the best summer festivals

Posted on 12 June 2018 on website

Festival season is upon us!

Whether it’s boundary pushing theatre or family-friendly creativity, festivals offer something for everyone. To celebrate the variety on offer, here’s a run down of some top festivals taking place this summer. So what are you waiting for? Take a look and get involved…

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The best bookshops in London

Posted on 9 May 2018 on website

Beat a retreat from the digital world and discover the joy of the best bookshops in London

Is there a better way to spend a Sunday than browsing London’s bookshops? We don't think so. The city is home to an impressive collection of beautiful, quirky and extensive stores celebrating printed pages. Here’s our guide to the these lovely London libraries.

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8 things we learned from Hillary Clinton at the London Literature Festival

Posted on 16 Oct 2017 on website

Hillary Clinton in conversation with James Naughtie at the London's South Bank Centre -London Literature Festival, the former Democratic candidate received both a rapturous welcome and farewell from the 3,000 people.

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Socrates on Futebol and Brazil

Posted on June 28, 2010

Socrates on Futebol and Brazil, July 18 at London Literary Festival, July 1 to 18[...]

Litweeter Festival in full twing

Posted on 1 – 18 July 2010

Alongside the London Literature Festival will also be the world’s first Litweeter festival; an interactive compendium of word play, twittery challenges and literary gossip, which you can join in with now by following 'litweeter' on twitter.[...]

Southbank Centre is a world-famous, multi-venue arts centre in London, with a dynamic year-round festivals programme and an inclusive ethos.

Southbank Centre is the UK’s largest arts centre, founded with the Festival of Britain in 1951. It’s a place where people experience world-class art and culture that stimulates, inspires, educates and amazes.

Our festival programme encompasses art, theatre, dance, classical and contemporary music, literature and debate. It reaches 6.25 million people a year, and encompasses over 5,000 events featuring world-class artists from across the globe

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