Chosen Charity for Dorchester Literary Festival

The Foundation has been chosen to benefit from donations raised during the annual Dorchester Literary Festival which will take place between 18th and 22nd October 2017.

Chosen Charity for Dorchester Literary Festival

Janet Gleeson, Festival Co-Director explained: ‘This year the festival is proudly supporting Dorset Community Foundation – a local charitable foundation which raises donations for those most in need by encouraging local giving and philanthropy across Dorset.’

Jon Yates, Chief Executive at the Foundation thanked the organisers: ‘We are thrilled to be the chosen charity for such a reputable event which has helped put Dorchester on the literary map!’

The jam-packed festival which attracts hundreds of visitors is being headlined by Tracy Chevalier, the eminent biographer A N Wilson, the incredible Holocaust survivor Iby Knill and comedian Christopher Biggins – to name a few. To find out more about Dorchetser Literary Festival please click here.

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