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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.

Lucy Crehan & Jonathan Stroud

Cracking Imaginative Education

Friday 18 August 12:15pm - 1:15pm

Frustrated with politicians peddling education policy as a version of what takes place in top-performing nations, teacher Lucy Crehan set out to visit six education systems from Finland to Shanghai. Her book, Cleverlands, is the truth behind the...

Freedom to Think

Getting Creative with Crafts

Saturday 19 August 11:00am - 1:00pm

Children’s creativity campaign Freedom to Think provides inspiration to get creative juices flowing. Drop in to try your hand at drawing, making and modelling with bestselling author Jonathan Stroud. He started the campaign because he believes young...

Freedom to Think

Getting Creative with Crafts

Sunday 20 August 11:00am - 1:00pm

Children’s creativity campaign Freedom to Think provides inspiration to get creative juices flowing. Drop in to try your hand at drawing, making and modelling with bestselling author Jonathan Stroud. He started the campaign because he believes young...

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