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Read the 2013 short story competition winner

Thame Players

The Fifth Annual TAL Festival

A huge thank you to everyone who spoke, sung, volunteered, sponsored, advertised, and supported the Festival this year

Almost 3,000 visitors attended some 30 events across the Festival Weekend. The sun shone, the authors sparkled and we found ourselves broadcasting to the nation via Radio 4.

Well done everyone - we are so proud of each and every one of you. You were truly magnificent!

Planning is already underway for Festival 15 - 16th to 18th October 2015.

Put it in your diary now

Enjoy some of the highlights from

Festival 4, 2013


The Book House is a unique experience.

In our digital world, the feel of a ‘real book’ is wonderful experience and there are few pleasures like browsing in an independent book shop.


93 High St


Tel 01844 213032

Click on the days below to check out the programme and plan your weekend


15th October


16th October


17th October


18th October


19th October

Participate… Enjoy… Inspire…

The Fifth Annual Thame Arts & Literature Festival

Wednesday 15th to Sunday 19th October 2014

Notley Tythe Barn

Short Story Winner 2014

Halina Pytlasinska

Read her winning entry here

What a weekend…. Thank you for supporting the Fifth Annual TAL FESTIVAL. The First pictures are available now…..