Interviewers & Partners

Meet our Interviewers:

Faye Hatcher

Faye Hatcher is a radio presenter and producer. She's worked for the BBC for almost 20 years. She grew up in Worcestershire and studied English and Art History at Plymouth University. Faye currently presents a weekly programme on BBC Radio Gloucestershire and loves wildlife, walking and food. She lives and works in Gloucestershire and is married to author Lee Stone, and they have a daughter called Nancy.



Dave Harries

Dave Harries is a former BBC producer who among other things runs a video production company focused on using the power of interview-based films to help organisations tell their stories. Dave is currently co-writing a book on the power of authentic communications in business, and produces a weekly podcast following his journey to becoming an author.



Meet our Partners:

Gloucester Brewery

Our friends from Gloucester Brewery will be on site at Wordfest all weekend, serving their real ales and cider as well as wines, spirits and soft drinks. Grab a pint and a good book and find yourself a sunny spot to kick back and enjoy the festival atmosphere.




Treat yourself to a delicious wood-fired pizza from the fabulous folks at Velo Bakery and their mobile pizza oven.




Waterstones will be around all weekend, with a shop in the West Slype, selling a selection of books by our speakers as well as lots more.