Interviewers, Sponsor & Partners

Meet our Interviewers:

Faye Hatcher

Faye Hatcher is a radio presenter and producer. She's worked for the BBC for almost 20 years. She grew up in Worcestershire and studied English and Art History at Plymouth University. Faye currently presents a weekly programme on BBC Radio Gloucestershire and loves wildlife, walking and food. She lives and works in Gloucestershire and is married to author Lee Stone, and they have a daughter called Nancy.



Dave Harries

Dave Harries is a former BBC producer who among other things runs a video production company focused on using the power of interview-based films to help organisations tell their stories. Dave is currently co-writing a book on the power of authentic communications in business, and produces a weekly podcast following his journey to becoming an author.



Meet our Sponsor:

Gloucester Quays

At Gloucester Quays, there’s time to spend on the things you love.

Take it outdoors with alfresco dining and take in the surroundings over a drink or two. Freshen up your wardrobe with fresh finds, at up to 70% off the RRP on top name brands and soak up the atmosphere at one of our special events.

However you spend it this spring, it’s Time Well Spent at Gloucester Quays.


Meet our Partners:

Gloucester Brewery

Our friends from Gloucester Brewery will be on site at Wordfest all weekend, serving their real ales and cider as well as wines, spirits and soft drinks. Grab a pint and a good book and find yourself a sunny spot to kick back and enjoy the festival atmosphere.




Treat yourself to a delicious wood-fired pizza from the fabulous folks at Velo Bakery and their mobile pizza oven.





Waterstones will be around all weekend, with a shop in the West Slype, selling a selection of books by our speakers as well as lots more.