All Events

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.

Visions of the Future: Youth Mental Health

Empowerment and Wellbeing

Wednesday 16 August 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Mental health problems often start during the teenage and early adult years and the stigma can be a devastating problem, stalling recovery. Building resilience is essential. Join novelist Alice Broadway, child psychiatrist, relief worker and writer...

Ten at Ten

Thursday 17 August 10:00am - 10:10am

A small yet perfectly formed reading from one of our Festival authors to start your day. Check the screen in the Entrance Tent to see who's reading today.

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