Wise Words is a programme of thought provoking talks, walks, music, performances, storytelling and poetry taking place in and around Canterbury across the year. Our work culminates in a ten-day festival that takes place each spring.

A Look Back At Years Gone By

Poets of apple boxes, performing on street corners and in coffeehouses, your favourite authors  in yurts in beautiful gardens and storytellers in punts on the river. Wise Words offers something for everyone and many events are free. 

The Line-Up for Wise Words 2016 Includes:

Lemn Sissay, Inua Ellams, Patience Agbabi, Jane Gardam, Ian & Andrew McMillan

Sabrina Mahfouz, Anthony Anaxagorou, Patrick Cockburn, Dizraeli, Suli Breaks, Matthew Sharp, GREEdS, Alex Ntung, Niillas Holmberg, Victoria Field, Canterbury’s Laureate John Siddique, Luke Jackson, Creative Writing Retreats, Peter Rabbit, Lots of characters inspired by Roald Dahl & much much more!
 

Inua Ellams

Andrew McMillan

Home
Home
Home
Home
Home
Home
Home
Home