- Lose yourself in a good book at the Bath Literature Festival

January 21, 2010 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News can announce that people who are staying in accommodation in the Cotswolds later this year may want to spend a day at the Bath Literature Festival.

Running from February 27th to March 7th, the event offers visitors an opportunity to participate in debates with a number of authors as well as listening to storytellers and attending workshops.

Some of the literary faces that will be appearing at the festival include Britain's first female Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy and former politician Tony Benn.

It could provide an educational diversion to anyone visiting the city.

The programme of events is varied, ranging from a poetry pub crawl on February 25th to an organised family craft workshop on February 27th.

People who want to book tickets for any of the activities taking place throughout the week are advised to contact the Bath Festivals Box Office to secure their place.

Organised each year by the Bath Festivals Trust, the cultural offering will feature "fascinating literary specialists discussing ideas with fellow experts and enthusiastic audiences".

Attendees in previous years have included the likes of Terry Pratchett, Margaret Atwood and Iain Banks.

Venues that will be participating in the festival include the Bath Central Library, the Little Theatre Cinema and the Guildhall.