Wealden Literary Festival

Wealden Literary Festival needs your help.

Wealden Literary Festival is cancelled this year due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic which is having such a profound effect on all our lives.

Wealden Festival Foundation is a charity that aims to help individuals and communities thrive through access to literature, the arts and the outdoors. It achieves this aim through an annual festival in Kent and outreach programmes with schools and communities, particularly targeting deprived parts of the county.

The charity’s income is a mix of ticket sales, sponsorship and charitable funding. Grants that have reliably supported the charity’s work in the past have this year been diverted to other more immediately pressing causes. Whilst this is completely understandable, it has significant implications for the future sustainability of the charity especially when we have no means of raising box office income this summer.

In short, having to cancel this year’s event means that we now need to raise urgent funds in order to help safeguard the future of the charity, its annual Festival and outreach programme.

We have launched a fundraising campaign to help ensure that we are able to return next year with a packed programme of nature-inspired author events, workshops, hands-on activities and a dedicated timetable for younger readers and nature-lovers.

Anything you can spare, will make a huge difference. And if you can’t afford to donate directly, sharing this page with others will assist us greatly.
Please donate and spread the word.


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  • Emilia Boscawen 
    • £50 
    • 20 d
  • Anonymous 
    • £500 
    • 20 d
  • Helen French 
    • £25 
    • 29 d
  • Janet Barnes 
    • £30 
    • 1 mo
  • Gaia The All Powerful 
    • £50 
    • 1 mo
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Wealden Literary Festival 
Biddenden, South East England, United Kingdom
Registered nonprofit
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