Theatre by the Lake plays host to the exciting Words by the Water Festival, this March. The eclectic and diverse festival offers a host of different literary events, to suit all tastes.

Royal expert Penny Juror will be giving a talk on the life and times of Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, whilst Claire Tomalin and Terry Waite will be giving lively accounts of their memoirs.

There are also talks of a historical nature, from some well known experts. Time Team's archaeologist Francis Pryor will be in attendance, historian Simon Heffer examines the Britain of 1880-1914 and Festival President Melvyn Bragg explores the history of Tyndale's bible.

If politics is more your thing, The Guardian’s Polly Toynbee will be discussing the state of the public sector and David Owen will examine the soul of Britain post-Brexit.

There will also be talks on the discipline of creative writing with broadcaster Rosie Millard, playwright and novelist Michael Frayn, Professor of Creative Writing and Literature Blake Morrison and John Banville, winner of the Man Booker prize.