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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.

The Pavee and the Buffer Girl

Families & 8+

Thursday 24 August 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Siobhan Dowd’s The Pavee and the Buffer Girl, a story of the differences between a traveller boy and a settled girl, is a hymn to the power of love to bridge difference. Illustrator Emma Shoard and award-winning Irish singer Geraldine Bradley bring...