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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.

Modern Love with Brian Conaghan & Sarah Crossan

Age 14+

Saturday 19 August 6:30pm - 7:30pm

We Come Apart, a contemporary twist on William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, is a stunning account of love and heartbreak that challenges social expectations. Award-winning authors Brian Conaghan and Sarah Crossan get together to share their gripping...