July Literary & Book Festivals
UK & Ireland
Africa Writes – Festival of African Literature -30 June – Sunday 2 July 2017 , 2017
BeaconLit – The Beacon Villages festival of books and writing -8th July, 2017
Beyond the Border – Wales International Storytelling Festival – Biennial. 6-8 July, 2018
Bradford Literature Festival-30th June -9th July 2017
Brentford Children’s Literary Festival – 22-30 July, 2017. Essex
Buxton Festival, Derbyshire -7-23 July, 2017
Chichester Fesitval – 17 June – 16 July, 2017
Cirencester Book Week – 25th July -30th July, 2016 (previously called Cirencester Children’s Literary Festival
Curious Arts Festival (Arts festival with a literary stream) – 21-23 July 2017
Dartington Hall Way with Words Festival – 7- 17 July 2017
Evesham Festival of Words – Worcestershire – June 30th-Sunday 2nd July, 2017
Felixstowe Book Festival -1st-2nd July, 2017
Words @ Frome Festival – Frome Festival July 7-16th, 2017.
Hebden Bridge Festival – 23 June-2 July, 2017
John Hewitt International Summer School – Monday 24th July to Sat 29th July, 2017
Lewes Speakers Festival – 21st, 22nd and 23rd July 2017
John Clare Festival – 14 – 16 July, 2017
Latitude Festival – July 13th -16th, 2017
Ledbury Poetry Festival – 30th June- 9 July, 2017
Manchester Childrens Book Festival – 13th June – 15th July, 2017. Most events in 2017 focused on weekend of 23rd-24th June.
Penzance Literary Festival -July 5-8, 2017
Port Eliot Lit Fest, Cornwall – 27th-30th July, 2017
Theakston Old Peculier Harrogate Crime Writing Festival – 20-23 July, 2017
TS Eliot Festival – 9th July, 2017
West Cork Literary Festival -July 17- 23, 2016
Literary festivals Africa
Event: Kaduna Book & Arts Festival
Venue: Gusau Institute, Kaduna State, Nigeria.
Dates: July 5-8
Event: South African Book Fair
Venue: Johannesburg, South Africa
Dates: To be confirmed.
Event: Hargeysa International Book Fair 2017
Venue: Hargeysa, Somaliland
Dates: 22nd – 27th July
Book Fairs Worldwide
Hong Kong Book Fair, China
19 – 25 July
Paraty International Literary Festival (FLIP), Brazil
26 – 30 July
July 2017 — TBA
July 2017 — TBA
Saturday-Sunday, July 22-23
Sunday, July 16
Thursday, July 27 (“Early Bird” members only)
Friday -Sunday, July 28-30
Saturday-Sunday, July 29-30
The Soulful Chicago Book Fair – Chicago, Illinois
Website: The Soulful Chicago Book Fair
Date: Sunday, July 16, 2017
Harlem Book Fair – Harlem, New York
Website: Harlem Book Fair
Date: Saturday, July 15, 2017
The Atlanta Kick Back – College Park, Georgia
Website: The Atlanta Kick Back
Date: Saturday, July 22, 2017
National Book Club Conference – Atlanta, Georgia
Website: National Book Club Conference
Dates: Friday, July 28, 2017 to Sunday, July 30, 2017
13-16 Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury Book Fair (NSW)
The BIG one!
Wahroonga – Thurs 13 July and Fri 14 July (9am- 9pm).
Sat 15 Jul and Sun 16 Jul (9am-5pm)
Knox Grammar School
Pacific Highway, Wahroonga
Over 90,000 books including new books displayed each day.
28-30 The Rotary Club of Galston Giant Book Fair (NSW)
over 55,000 books and the biggest range of collectible books
(majority being first editions) in various categories.
Some collectables are signed by the author and most are in excellent condition.
There is a large range of new books in a wide range of categories at special prices,
quality paper back and hard back fiction, nonfiction, biography and other categories.
28th July until 30th July, 2017 from 9am until 5pm
More information: Call Kathryn Dickinson on 0410 530 691
Rotary Club of Beecroft Annual Bookfair. 10,000 books. Website: www.rotarynews.info/3/Club4198/6863.
Date: Saturday July xx to Sunday July xx (9AM to 4PM?).
Location: Beecroft-Cheltenham Scout & Guide Hall, next to Tennis Courts, The Crescent, Beecroft.