A CELEBRATION OF THE WORD
Launch at Toni & Guy Saturday 3 June 2000
THE DURHAM LITERATURE FESTIVAL 2000
Welcome to the Word4Word literature festival which aims to celebrate words and language through a wonderful mix of author readings and special events in Durham and Bishop Auckland.
Word4Word is organised by DURHAM CITY ARTS and the programme created by NEW WRITING NORTH
FESTIVAL PATRONS: The Right Honourable Tony Blair PM, Pat Barker, Chaz Brenchley, Carol Clewlow, Anne Fine, Stephen Hughes MEP, Mary Midgely, Chris Mullin MP, Sean O'Brien, Alan Plater, Denise Robertson, Gerry Steinberg MP, The Right Reverend Michael Turnbull the Bishop of Durham.
The festival is supported by DURHAM CITY ARTS and NORTHERN ARTS with additional funding from: MONO CONTAINERS LIMITED who have a three year sponsorship agreement with the Festival, AMEC, NEW WRITING NORTH, GNER, DURHAM COUNTY COUNCIL ARTS, LIBRARIES & MUSEUMS SERVICE and THE EUROPEAN REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT FUND. The SOMETHING FOR THE WEEKEND? residency was made possible by a Year of the Artist Award.
Waterstones, Saturday 3 June 2000