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There are events for just about every age and interest at the Book Festival, bringing readers and writers together for inspiration, entertainment and discussion. Around 1000 authors appear in over 800 events, including novelists, poets, scientists, sportsmen, illustrators, comics creators, historians, musicians, biographers, Nobel and Booker prize-winners and many more besides.

Spectacular Translation Machine

Translation Games for Everyone

Sunday 13 August 10:30am - 5:30pm

Whether you’re a seasoned French speaker or more comfortable with the dialogue of 'Allo 'Allo, we’d like you to become part of our Spectacular Translation Machine. With some of the UK's top literary translators on hand to guide you, including Daniel...