Words is a festival celebrating all things wordy: books, poetry, song, children's literature, writing for the screen and stage, new media, spoken word performances and much more.


All Saturday and Sunday events are free and seating is limited.


Event Location Date Time
The Words Festival at a Glance! Museum London November 4, 2016 7:00pm
Spoken Wordshop with David Silverberg Museum London November 6, 2016 1:00pm
Poetry Live! An Evening of Open Mic Poetry at Words Festival Museum London November 5, 2016 8:00pm
John Leonard presents: John Milton's Poetry Museum London November 6, 2016 3:00pm
An Afternoon with Monia Mazigh: Hosted by David Heap Museum London November 5, 2016 2:15pm
Hooked on a Feeling: A Writing Workshop with Paul Cavanagh Museum London November 6, 2016 9:00am
Souwesto Local Authors' Book Fair Museum London November 6, 2016 10:00am
Souwesto Local Authors' Book Fair Museum London November 5, 2016 10:00am
Penn Kemp & Madeline Bassnett: In Conversation with Manina Jones Museum London November 6, 2016 10:00am
André Alexis & Kevin Hardcastle: In Conversation with Joel Burton Museum London November 5, 2016 10:00am
London Writers Today Museum London November 5, 2016 9:00am
A performance by Leanne Betasamosake Simpson Museum London November 6, 2016 6:00pm
WordsFestZine Launch Museum London November 6, 2016 5:00pm
An Afternoon with Jennifer Robson: Hosted by Paul Webb Museum London November 5, 2016 3:30pm
Mariko Tamaki & Teva Harrison: In Conversation with Diana Tamblyn Museum London November 6, 2016 3:00pm
Madhur Anand & Shane Neilson: In Conversation with Joel Faflak Museum London November 5, 2016 2:15pm
Nadia Bozak in Conversation with Catherine Steeves Museum London November 6, 2016 4:00pm
Margaret Christakos & Laurie D. Graham: In Conversation with David Huebert Museum London November 6, 2016 2:00pm
Words Presents Douglas Gibson Museum London November 6, 2016 1:00pm
Words Presents Steve Paikin in Conversation with Anne Marie DeCicco-Best Museum London November 6, 2016 11:00am
Al Purdy Was Here: See the Film, Meet the Director Brian D. Johnson Museum London November 5, 2016 5:30pm
An Afternoon with Emma Donoghue: Hosted by Bryce Traister Museum London November 5, 2016 1:00pm
Guerrilla Poetry Dundas Street November 5, 2016 12:00pm
George Elliott Clarke and Robert Chafe: In Conversation with Dennis Garnhum Museum London November 5, 2016 11:00am
The 2016 James Reaney Memorial Lecture with John Beckwith Museum London November 5, 2016 4:30pm
Opening Reception Museum London November 4, 2016 7:00pm

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