Chester Literature Festival returns 8 – 23 October with over 60 events! This year features appearances from best-selling authors, adventurers, comedians and poets as well as strong strands of film, politics and performance. Highlights include leading names and rising stars including Ranulph Fiennes, Victoria Hislop, James Kelman, John Osborne, Sara Pascoe, Matthew Parris, Ian McMillan, Laura Barnett, Ann Cleeves, Lemn Sissay and Margaret Drabble.

Our family friendly WayWord Festival is in February half term, and will be announced in December. And everyone is welcome to our monthly Book Club, where lively discussion and friendly disagreements are guaranteed.