The Festival team have finalised the programme for the 2017 Sidmouth Litfest which takes place Friday 23rd, Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th June. We are proud to announce that this year's festival is in association with BBC Radio Devon and will be opened by renowned theatre actor and TV presenter Christopher Biggins. See our Events page for full listings.

Next event:
Literary Luncheon with Lord Strathcarron, Sir Francis Chichester's biographer.

Tuesday 16th May at Sidmouth Sailing Club

12 noon - 2pm, tickets £25

50 years since the first solo circumnavigation of the globe in Gipsy Moth IV, hear the story of this feat of endurance.

Lord Strathcaron
Artwork by Red Cliff Design

Artwork by Red Cliff Design

Buy tickets from:

Winstone's Books (festival partner), 10 High Street, Sidmouth, EX10 8EL. T: 01395 579969
Sidmouth Tourist Office, Ham Lane, Sidmouth, EX10 8XR. T: 01395 516441
Sidmouth Library, Blackmore Drive, Sidmouth, EX10 8LA (in person and cash only).


Speakers for 2017 :

Speakers for the 2017 festival will include Adele Parks, Anne Sebba, Bryony Gordon, Noel Smith and Sophie Hannah. Programme and tickets available now.





Our 2017 brochure is available now.