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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.

Alison Weir

Anne Boleyn: A Kings Obsession

Tuesday 22 August 10:00am - 11:00am

After shattering many myths about Henry VIII’s first wife in her last novel, Alison Weir uncovers his second wife's life in Anne Boleyn: A King’s Obsession. Not only did Anne stall the king for six years, but she also shaped the course of history in...