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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.

John Killick & Kathleen Taylor

Understanding Dementia

Friday 25 August 3:45pm - 4:45pm

There are currently over 800,000 Britons living with dementia, with 1 million predicted by 2025. How did we get to this position and what are the most promising fields of research? Renowned writer John Killick in The Story of Dementia and neuroscientist...