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Looking for that special gift, or even a treat for yourself?  Why not purchase one of our special offers below?

bowlsFestival Bowls

Each year Ledbury Poetry Festival produces a set of commemorative bowls.

This is your opportunity to purchase some of these.

They are from different years and we have limited supplies so we can’t guarantee which year or years you will get as it will depend on availability.

£10 for one,  £18 for two or £25 for three, including post and packaging.


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Gift Tokens

Not sure what to give to your poetry-loving friends or relatives for a present?  What not give them a Ledbury Poetry Festival Gift Token that can be exchanged for tickets to the 2017 Ledbury Poetry Festival next July?

Values in the range £10 to £100.

Please note the vouchers cannot be used online, but can be used over the phone or in the box office.


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Hwaet!

192pp D8vo‘Hwaet!’ (rhyming with cat) is the opening word of the great Anglo-Saxon poem Beowulf and other poems of that time. It means ‘Listen!’ or ‘How…’ or ‘So…’ – a calling for attention. Which is what hundreds of poets have been saying, both in their work as well as in numerous, highly memorable readings to Ledbury audiences over 20 years.

Mark Fisher’s anthology, Hwaet!, brings together 200 new poems by a wide range of poets who have delighted audiences at Ledbury Poetry Festival over 20 years as well as poems by some unforgettable visitors no longer with us who will always be remembered in Ledbury. Scattered between the poems are anecdotes contributed by poets and others offering a sense of the diverse flavour of an international poetry festival which is possibly unusual in being created, nurtured and loved by the community in which it is based.

The poets saying ‘Hwaet!’ include writers from all parts of Britain and Ireland, from North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. They include writers who’ve been poet-in-residence or worked on popular community and schools projects in Ledbury along with winners of the Ledbury Poetry Competition.

The proceeds from the sale of this book go directly to Ledbury Poetry Festival Schools programme.

Price £10 plus £3 P&P






Poetry Festival Bag

Coming to the Festival this year?  Why not get a stylish bag to carry around your programme, tickets, sandwiches, etc.

Exclusive, limited edition, only 40 bags made. British made, fair-trade cotton. Printed and designed by Sunny Todd Prints, who do work for Liberty and John Lewis.  @sunnytoddprints

£6.00 pus £1 postage 





…or treat yourself to a bag plus a copy of Hwaet! (see above) for a combined price of £12.00 plus £3 postage.  ideal for reading between events! 





You can really splash out with the bag, Hwaet! and a bowl for just £20.00 plus £4 postage.