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.

Ten at Ten

Sunday 20 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.

Alwyn Hamilton & Maria Turtschaninoff: True Survival

Age 12+

Sunday 20 August 2:30pm - 3:30pm

Alwyn Hamilton and Maria Turtschaninoff share the ideas behind the thrilling stories and strong female characters in their fantasy books. Traitor to the Throne, the second book in Alwyn’s Rebel of the Sands trilogy, is a story of espionage set in a...