The Red Funnel Isle of Wight Literary Festival is now an established event on the UK Arts calendar and provides a far reaching eclectic programme designed to attract a wide audience and increase the cultural richness of the Isle of Wight. Hosted at Northwood House, Cowes over 4 days 60+ writers and presenters will share their latest works. Topics includes crime fiction, history, travel, maritime adventure, gardening, medicine, technology and the social and political issues of our time. From first time novelists to seasoned historians – speakers passionate about their subject will share insights and information. The festival is a not for profit organisations run a charity (IWLF Charity Ltd) relying on the generous support of sponsors, benefactors and friends, and staffed by volunteers. For further details please visit the Festival website.