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Find our latest events, download our podcasts and re-live your favourite Festival memories!
We depend on the support of so many businesses, individuals, Festival Friends and our army of volunteers to create such a special Festival
Our year-round Community Programme involves book-related activities with groups and individuals across the city
Our Festival includes over 100 book-related events & activities in June and at our Autumn Edition with some of our most celebrated authors
Explore some of the books, events & videos from our past Shared Writing programmes.
A new initiative which uses our Lexis stories in Derby Primary Schools to help the children understand more about refugees.
Lexis students write about their experiences of journeying to the UK, living in Derby and studying at Derby College
Young people share their ideas about their place in the World, with art by Derby College and University of Derby students
A video celebration of the young people who were involved in our 2020 publications, ‘The World and Me’ and ‘Our Global Family’.
Explore the students and courses at Derby College’s Broomfield Hall campus through the lens of 16 young photographers.
Enjoy a selection of Year 9 poems from our 2019 schools programme, and pieces from our Derby College Writing Competition
Lexis students share stories of their past histories, their current lives and their future hopes and dreams.
A book of poems, songs and stories about Derby written by young people from the city.
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