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Michael Morpurgo on a stage in from of an audience seated alongside a facilitator.
Michael Morpurgo, Lincoln Book Festival 2018. Photo: Phil Crow

Lincoln Book Festival get's boost from University!

University of Lincoln, via Lincoln Arts Centre sign partnership agreement to support Lincoln Book Festival to grow and sustain into the future.

For the 2024 iteration the Lincoln Book Festival will enter into a partnership agreement with University of Lincoln through Lincoln Arts Centre who will act as a festival hub, and will contract and fund a brand new position of festival director. This partnership is made possible through the University of Lincoln’s successful bid to join Arts Council England’s National Portfolio of Organisations (NPO), powered the university’s Centre for Culture and Creativity.

The festival, which has run annually in the city for two decades, is supported each year by generous local businesses, organisations and individuals through sponsorship and in-kind support. Previously specialising in guest talks by acclaimed authors in history writing and historical fiction, in recent years the festival has diversified its offering to appeal to a broader demographic through a greater variety of genres and literary formats.

Lincoln Book Festival are seeking a highly creative and entrepreneurial individual with exceptional skills in developing an artistic, innovative and sustainable programme.

  • Published:
    Fri 25th Aug 2023
  • Posted by:
    Ben Anderson

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