During The Telegraph Ways With Words Festival of Words and Ideas, the beautiful and bucolic Dartington Hall in Devon will welcome some of the biggest names in the world of art, literature, politics and entertainment. This stunning setting will see ... More information
Ways With Words celebrates 25 years of its festival of words and ideas at Dartington Hall in the heart of beautiful South Devon. Loved by speakers and audience alike, this celebrated gathering of minds simply shouldn’t be missed.
Speakers attending this ... More information
Ways With Words celebrates its 25th anniversary this year and so we are making the festival in July bigger and better than ever.
We are very excited to be opening a new venue called Word Circus that will host un-ticketed, free, ... More information
A vibrant and joyful 10-day event, a chance for those who read books to meet those who write them. The setting is glorious, the atmosphere is invigorating. People come together in spectacular surroundings to share the pleasure and power of ... More information
A vibrant and joyful 10-day event, a chance for those who read books to meet those who write them. Ways With Words returns to Dartington from the 6th July 2018. The setting is glorious, the atmosphere is invigorating. People come ... More information
Award-winning poet Alice Oswald performs new work in collaboration with renowned jazz improvisers Steve Buckley (saxophone) and Huw Warren (piano), creating a magical late-night ambience in the Great Hall at Dartington. More information
The famed Palestinian poet and activist Tamim al-Barghouti performs from his new collection, In Jerusalem and Other Poems. A spoken-word rock star, Tamim's charisma, brilliance and humour is both revolutionary, illuminating and moving. He is joined by concert pianist Joana ... More information
Online course, with fortnightly tuition alongside ongoing exercises and assessment
Coastlines are edges, ledges, legible lines caught in a double-bind of writing and erasing.
The phrase ‘writing coastlines’ implies a double meaning. In this course we’ll read poets who write about coastlines ... More information
PLEASE NOTE that this course is currently shortlisting for applications. Please see below to find out how to apply.
Mark Gatiss is never one to shy away from scaring viewers out of their wits. His dark humour appears throughout his stellar ... More information