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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.

Catherine Mayer

Why Women’s Equality is Crucial for All

Saturday 26 August 2:00pm - 3:00pm

You would have thought that the inequality of women would have been consigned to the bigoted bin of history by now. When journalist and author Catherine Mayer decided that a new political party needed to be formed to tackle this issue, it proved there...