Wolverhampton Literature Festival


Wolverhampton Literature Festival returns for its fifth year in February 2021. Hosted by City of Wolverhampton Council the festival aims to amplify the voice of authors, poets, writers, storytellers, puppeteers, podcasters, vloggers, publishers across the UK.  Celebrating our creative communities living and from the Black Country and further!

Over a three-day period, taking place on the 12-14 of Feburary, our programme of events features a variety of entertainment, which consist of talks, performances, readings, and practical workshops. We provide a high-quality experience for visitors by delivering engaging, exciting and thought-provoking events within our spectacular venues across and the city and, for 2021, online.

Our programme this year,  will be providing something for everyone to enjoy, engage with and feel empowered by. Re-lighting Wolverhampton through the power of literature.  

Wolverhampton Literature Festival


We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help the festival to continue to grow and deliver an exciting programme of literary events across the city.

Some examples of roles will include event stewards, information stewards, runners and technical support.

Wolverhampton Literature Festival


With thanks… The festival has been made possible by generous contributions from artists and local businesses and celebrates the creativity of our city. We are very grateful for the support of Arts Council and our other partners, the Express & Star and the University of Wolverhampton in bringing the festival to fruition.