Highlights from #BristolLitFest 2017

The 2017 Bristol Festival of Literature saw 10 days of fantastic performances, workshops and events. We've gathered together some of our social media highlights as shared by our supporters, guests and volunteers.

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  1. The Bristol Festival of Literature is a celebration of the creative word and is organised by a community of volunteers from across the city.

  2. Bristol Festival of Literature is a programme of events and performances celebrating creative writing. We inspire audiences with the very best local, UK and international authors, we engage communities with events in unusual places and we equip writers at all levels with workshops and masterclasses. Let Mike, one of our organisers, explain what it's all about.
  3. Showcasing the best in Bristol writing

  4. We were lucky to feature a number of amazing performance nights as part of the festival. We hosted events in collaboration with Writers Unchained, the Stokescroft Writers, Novel Nights, Let Me Tell You a Story Jack and many, many more.
  5. Dream Team. Such a scrumptious night hosting My Artichoke Heart, a night of food and poetry  #unputdownable #bristollitfest #poetry #literature #food
    Dream Team. Such a scrumptious night hosting My Artichoke Heart, a night of food and poetry #unputdownable #bristollitfest #poetry #literature #food
  6. It was a pleasure to photograph the My Artichoke Heart event for Bristol Lit Fest this evening. A warm glowy atmosphere, four lovely poets and amazing vegetarian food = good times

@flowbristol @rebeccatantony #bristollitfest #spokenword #rebeccatantony #malaikakegode #tomsastry #stefanmohamed #poetry #poets #flowrestaurant #foodandpoetry #burningeyebooks
    It was a pleasure to photograph the My Artichoke Heart event for Bristol Lit Fest this evening. A warm glowy atmosphere, four lovely poets and amazing vegetarian food = good times @flowbristol @rebeccatantony #bristollitfest #spokenword #rebeccatantony #malaikakegode #tomsastry #stefanmohamed #poetry #poets #flowrestaurant #foodandpoetry #burningeyebooks
  7. Events to inspire and educate

  8. We held a number of workshop sessions and discussions during the festival. Events like Making History and How to be Your Own Publisher were designed to help writers hone their craft, while the festival also saw several panel events.
  9. Supporting local writers and publishers

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