Close Friend


Sat 1 Jan 2022 at 00:00

With your help Ways With Words’ festivals can keep working their magic, and you can enjoy some perks too. Your contribution means we can return to running festivals in beautiful locations around the UK and launch our new programme of online events. It also means that, once normality appears on the horizon, we will be able to offer our bursary scheme for young literary enthusiasts.

Close Friend – £1000 p.a

Close Friends enjoy:

  • priority booking for up to ten festival tickets per event during priority booking*
  • six complimentary festival tickets for live streamed events (excluding workshops)
  • exclusive ‘Friends only events’ with speakers and writers throughout the year
  • invitations to festival launch parties in Dartington and Cumbria
  • electronic Friends’ newsletter with exclusive offers and news from Ways With Words
  • invitations to book-sales
  • sneaky peek of events before the programme is released to the wider public
  • a credit in the programme


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