Festival 2024

Welcome to this years Festival of Words and Ideas.

The Words by the Water Festival of Words and Ideas returns to Theatre by the Lake on Wednesday June 5th and events will be held for five days, including Sunday June 9th.


Festival Passes

Festival Passes grant entry to all Main House events on the dates specified.

Date Pass Type Cost
Wednesday 5th June - Friday 7th June (inclusive) 3-Day Festival Pass £160.00 for 16 events
Saturday 8th June & Sunday 9th June Weekend Festival Pass £90.00 for 9 events

Studio Day Tickets

Studio Day Tickets grant entry to all events in the Studio on one specific themed day.

Date Theme Cost
Wednesday 5th June Self and Identity £50.00 for 5 events
Thursday 6th June Bookcase Day £50.00 for 5 events
Friday 7th June  Women in History £50.00 for 5 events
Saturday 8th June On Our Doorstep £50.00 for 5 events
Sunday 9th June Journeys £40.00 for 4 events

Friday, 7th June

Circle Gallery