June 29th – 30th 2019 – Boldshaves Garden, Woodchurch, Kent

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2019 Writing & Photography Competitions

Writing & Photography Competitions In each competition, there are three age categories; (1) Under 13 (2) 13-18 (3) 18+. The theme for this year’s writing and photography competitions is: Wild Things Writing competition: All entries will be judged by one of the Festival’s acclaimed authors. Your work can be in any style or form (whether…

More authors announced…

We are thrilled to announce a number of new speakers who will be joining us on 29 & 30 June for Wealden Festival 2019 at Boldshaves Garden. Isabella Tree, author of Wilding: The Return of Nature to a British Farm, will be part of a panel debating vital questions about the relationship between people, the…

Happy New Year

Happy New Year! Plans are afoot for Wealden 2019 with an exciting programme beginning to take shape. Adam Nicolson, winner of the 2018 Wainwright Prize, and Raynor Winn, whose wonderful book The Salt Path has been one of the publishing highlights of the past year, will both be speaking at the 2019 Festival. Stay tuned…

“The Wealden Festival is a beautiful experience: convivial, generous, and profoundly hospitable to ideas and words and all who love them.”

Jay Griffiths, author of Kith and Wild

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