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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.


Ryan Gattis & Dave Hook

Words on the Street

Tuesday 15 August 4:00pm - 5:00pm

The city has fundamentally changed our way of life. Urban experience rejects tradition, prompting artists to find and generate different forms, like street art and hip-hop, to capture the contemporary social story. American novelist and graffiti artist...