Choose facts at this year’s Literature Festival

Learn more about the world around you – the environmental, the scientific and the animal kingdom – as the experts of their fields share their knowledge.

What's happening in Chester Literature Festival?

On Stage Lucy Siegle: Turning the Tide on Plastic
Storyhouse Theatre

Every year, enough plastic is thrown away to circle the world 4 times and it is estimated that if decisive action is not taken, pieces of plastic will outnumber fish in the ocean by 2050.
Journalist, broadcaster and eco-expert Lucy Siegle is leading a call to arms to end the plastic pandemic.

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On Stage Robert Plomin: Blueprint – How DNA Makes Us Who We Are
Garret Theatre

A game-changing book by a leader in the field, Blueprint will revolutionise how we think about how we parent, the…

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On Stage Sue Flood: Emperor – The Perfect Penguin
Garret Theatre

Emperor – the Perfect Penguin is a tribute to her favourite bird by award-winning photographer Sue Flood, one of the very few women working full-time as a photographer in the wildlife/adventure travel field.

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Festival Chester Literature Festival

Storyhouse’s annual festival of words and ideas returns this coming autumn.