Wordfest 2018

Wordfest 2018

Friday 6 July to Sunday 8 July

Welcome to the very first Gloucester Cathedral Wordfest – a celebration of all things ‘word’.

Join us for an amazing weekend of talks, poetry, music, comedy, storytelling,  crafts and much more ...

Whether you want to whet your intellectual appetite, find out what it’s like to be an author, listen to readings and live music, or just relax with a drink and a good book in our beautiful grounds, we’ve got something to suit you.

Plus we have a full programme of free events, games and workshops all weekend, for young and old alike.

So put the date in your diary, and come and join the conversation.

Ticket information

Tickets will be available from Monday 14 May

  • Reduced ticket prices apply to students and under 18s
  • Multi-buy discounts will be available
  • All ticketed talks are suitable for ages 12+.


Look for the family-friendly icon for events that are suitable for all ages: 


Thank you to all our sponsors and partners for helping to bring Wordfest to life.