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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.

Imagined Theatres

Visions of the World on Stage

Thursday 17 August 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Imagined Theatres is a unique flight of fancy, a daring project of the imagination. Inspired by Italo Calvino and Jorge Luis Borges, American theatre maker Daniel Sack asked 121 writers and artists to respond with new visions of the world, no more than...