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.

Caroline Brothers & Oliver Emanuel

From Page to Performance

Thursday 24 August 2:30pm - 3:30pm

Hinterland by Caroline Brothers is a story about two displaced children, homeless and invisible in a foreign land. Playwright Oliver Emanuel has taken this book and, mixing graphic novel with diorama, adapted it for the stage, drawing the audience into...

Caroline Brothers & Marcus Sedgwick

Dirty Wars, Drug Gangs

Thursday 24 August 7:00pm - 8:00pm

In The Memory Stones, Caroline Brothers draws on her experience as a journalist in Latin America for a novel about a doctor’s family facing unimaginable loss in the wake of the 1976 Argentine coup. Meanwhile, Marcus Sedgwick’s thriller Saint Death...