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The Swindon Festival of Literature has been made possible by financial support from Arts Council England, Swindon Borough Council, Swindon Libraries’ Artswords; association and support in kind from Lower Shaw Farm, Swindon Dance, BBC Radio Wiltshire, Richard Jefferies Museum, Swindon Viewpoint, Swindon Advertiser, Link Magazine, Total Swindon,  SwindonWeb, Swindon Community Radio 105.5, Waterstones Bookshop, Swindon Arts Centre, Swindon Libraries, SBC Outdoor Recreation Department, Farm Yard Circus, Calyx Pictures, Swindon Community Choir, Friends of the Festival, and co-operation and help from numerous publishers and agents; the right help, in the right place, at the right time from Andrea, Rosa, Jacob, Anna, Otto, Ella, and Inigo; assistance and continuity from members of the Steering Group; more help, friendship, encouragement, and support from Mike Pringle, Kat Wright, Jonathan Davidson, Allie Brown, Linda Lee, Tony Hillier, all Friends of the Festival, and you. Thank you!


Steering & Support: M Holland, A Hirsch, A Brown, J Cowgill,  J Stephens, M Pringle, K Wright
Programme Design and Festival Webmaster: Mike Pringle
Proofing: Sarah Wilmott, Matt Holland
Promotion: Kat Wright, Zoe Thomas, Tony Hillier
Technicians: Martin Hawes, Mike Fergie, Tony Hillier
Festival Photographers: Richard Wintle, Martin Hawes, and you too can send us your choice pics!
Catering: Josie Cowgill, and LSF team 
Festival Helpers: Kat Wright, Jessica Povey, Nicola Stevenette, Mike Fergie, Lucy Watson,

Andrea Hirsch, Tony Hillier, Darine Flannagan, Jacob Hirsch-Holland, Kauser McCallum,

Chan Yan Yin aka Molly, Mary Maguire
Festival Director/Organiser: Matt Holland

Would you like to go on the Festival mailing list? Would you like to help or support? Have you got any good, groovy, and workable literature, arts or life-related ideas? Have you got any Festival-related questions? Yes?
Contact: Swindon Festival of Literature, Lower Shaw Farm, Shaw, Swindon, Wiltshire SN5 5PJ
Tel: 01793 771080 • Email: • This website:

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