Literary Festival

Every year, an exciting Literary Festival, celebrating the joy of reading, is organised by a team of ECP staff and students from diverse academic disciplines. The Festival lasts for a whole week and includes an exciting range of stimulating activities intended to introduce students to a wider variety of authors and genres and to help them develop a deeper interest in reading for pleasure.

National and international authors are invited to speak and to lead workshops with the aim of inspiring our students and helping them to discover new ideas. Previous speakers have included: Harry Baker (poet), Mary Coulson (journalist), Nick Arnold (author), Stanislav Lhota (scientist) and Rene Nekuda (author), Ivan Klíma (author), Petr Chudožilov (author), Stewart Moore (author), Dr Martin Elbe (economist) and many more…