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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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Open Call: Local Artists Exhibition

We are happy to announce that we have secured the use of the Exhibition Room at Kenilworth Library for the duration of Kenilworth Arts Festival (20th - 29th September). As a result, we're now on the lookout for talented local artists (anyone with a CV postcode) to...

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First artists announced for Kenilworth Arts Festival 2018

Well, it's been a long time coming, but we're delighted to finally be able to share the first 25 artists confirmed for Kenilworth Arts Festival 2018, which will be taking place from 20th - 29th September. This year's programme will feature a distinguished cast of...

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Meet Our 2018 Illustrator

Each year, we commission an illustrator to produce artwork for our festival. We are thrilled - and totally honoured - to announce that this year we are working with Nick Rhodes. Nick runs Switchopen, a fully functioning art studio based in Preston, Lancashire. Over...

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2018 Dates Confirmed

Why hello there! Apologies for the radio silence over the last couple of months. Rest assured that we've been busy behind the scenes getting things in place for this year's Kenilworth Arts Festival. We can't wait to share details of our 2018 programme - it's shaping...

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