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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.

Andrew O'Neill

Worshipping the Devil’s Music

Saturday 26 August 8:15pm - 9:15pm

Andrew O’Neill is not only one of the country’s most under-rated stand-up stars, he is utterly obsessed with heavy metal. Merging his comedic skills with his true passion, O’Neill has penned A History Of Heavy Metal, in which he analyses the music...