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

Combination Ball Point Pen and Touchscreen Stylus

Ledbury Poetry Festival ball point pen/stylusIf you use both paper and a smartphone or tablet, these Ledbury Poetry Festival items will fit the bill.  Combining a quality black ball-point pen and a touchscreen stylus tip these will aid you in writing on traditional paper media and cope easily with the tiny touch keypads on mobile devices – or use one to create impressive art on your tablet.

Available in six restrained colours for £3.50 each or you can buy a pack of all six colours for £20.00 (all prices include postage).

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Festival Bowl

Each year Ledbury Poetry Festival produces a set of commemorative bowls.Ledbury Poetry Festival 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 2019 Ledbury Poetry Festival?

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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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  Was £10, now only £5 plus £3 P&P