Tickets are selling fast for Bridport Literary Festival after going on sale just three days ago, with the talk by award-winning nature writer Raynor Winn already sold out.

Her book, The Salt Path became a Sunday Times bestseller in 2018, was nominated for the Costa Book Awards and the Wainwright Prize and won the inaugural RSL Christopher Bland Prize. Her latest book, Wild Silence, was published in April and has received widespread praise.

With a carefully reduced programme this year because of Covid-19 and a dearth of live events in the area, BridLit 2020 is gripping the imagination and attention of a literature-loving public.

So if you’re thinking of booking a ticket, don’t just think about it, do it.

Events are being rotated between Bridport Arts Centre and the Electric Palace, which will have configured seating to enable social distancing. Both venues will be thoroughly cleaned and sanitised before and after each event.

The stellar cast of speakers includes James Rebanks, Peter York, Charles Spencer, Lord Darroch, Richard Osman, Lisa Jewell, Lachlan Goudie and Dan Pearson and Amanda Craig.

The online brochure with full details of the Bridport Literary Festival programme is available at Tickets can also be booked through Bridport Tourist Information Centre on 01308 424901.

Keep safe.