There are events for just about every age and interest at the Book Festival, bringing readers and writers together for inspiration, entertainment and discussion. Over 900 authors appear in around 800 events, including novelists, poets, scientists, sportsmen, illustrators, comics creators, historians, musicians, biographers, Nobel and Booker prize-winners and many more besides.
Mary Queen of Scots and Elizabeth: Blood, Betrayal and Queenship
Saturday 24 August 13:30 - 14:30
Author, social historian, broadcaster and professor of history, Kate Williams turns her attention to the greatest battle of cousins. The intense rivalry and difficult relationship between Mary, Queen of Scots and Elizabeth I has fascinated academics and...