Rough Trade and Print Culture with a Punk Edge

Ahead of the Rough Trade Books Showcase on 22nd September, we take a look at the iconoclastic history of Rough Trade and investigate the links between counter-cultural literature and the independent record label during its post-punk years. One of the most exciting...

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Venue Spotlight: Tudor Stables at Kenilworth Castle

Kenilworth Arts Festival returns to the enchanting Tudor Stables at Kenilworth Castle this year, when folk duo Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker - supported by Toby Hay - take to the stage on 27th September. The Tudor Stables provides a beautiful setting for folk music,...

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Workshops Programme Confirmed

Workshops are a brilliant opportunity to hone your skills or try something completely new! Check out the workshops on offer at Kenilworth Arts Festival 2018. Spaces are limited so booking in advance is essential! All materials are included in the ticket price. ...

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Fun for the whole family!

We've got some extra-special events for younger ones lined up this year, including storybook workshops, awe-inspiring theatre and a baby rave! Check out the full line-up below. Kiran Millwood Hargrave • Saturday 22nd September11am - 12pm  • Priory Theatre Foyer • Ages...

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Full details of our literary weekend

One of the things we're most excited about this year is our 'literary weekend': two days of fascinating talks, readings, discussions and book signings, featuring some of the UK's most distinguished novelists. Below is the full line-up. Tickets can be bought for...

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Five Songs By… Billie Marten

Billie Marten is one of the UK's most gifted young musicians. The singer-songwriter from Ripon first came to prominence at the tender age of twelve, and before she had even finished her A-Levels, Marten had two EPs and a studio album to her name. Here we pick five...

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Kenilworth Arts Festival receives National Lottery grant

We are delighted to announce that Kenilworth Arts Festival has been awarded a National Lottery project grant of £14,080 from Arts Council England, to support the delivery of our 2018 festival. This grant is a major investment in the festival and the town, and a...

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An interview with the festival’s creative director

In the weeks leading up to the festival, we'll be introducing you to some of the people working on the festival behind the scenes. To kick things off, we sat down with the festival's creative director, Lewis Smith, to find out more about his role within the festival...

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