All Events

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.

Geraldine McCaughrean & Katherine Rundell: Stranded

Age 10-14

Saturday 12 August 3:45pm - 4:45pm

Geraldine McCaughrean’s Where the World Ends and Katherine Rundell’s The Explorer both tell magnificent stories of young characters stranded in remote places. Join these two multi award-winning authors as they discuss how to create interesting...

Ten at Ten

Sunday 13 August 10:00am - 10:10am

A small yet perfectly formed reading from one of our Festival authors to start your day. Check the screen in the Entrance Tent to see who's reading today.