Our full programme is now live!
Sessions for writers and aspiring writers
Building a successful career as an author (with Sophie Hannah)
Indie versus trad publishing (with Jeevani Charika)
Using poetry as therapy (with Françoise Hélène)
Writing for games and writing for performance
And a fun and fascinating programme of talks and shows for the whole family
Lizzie Damilola Blackburn, author of the runaway success Yinka, Where is Your Huzband? talks about Yinka’s journey into print
Upstart Theatre, with the sell-out interactive show
Red Planet: Revolution
Adam Simcox, Lara Thompson, and Nadine Matheson on the enduring power of Noir.
Sophie Hannah, award-winning crime writer, and author of the new Poirot mysteries, on her life in crime
Annabelle Sami, and Mitch Johnson with a lively children’s storytelling workshops and Kev F Sutherland with a children’s comic book making workshop.
Author of the Malabar House and Baby Ganesh series, Vaseem Khan talks about India at the Crossroads
Jeevani Charika, Kirsty Eyre, and Lizzie Damilola Blackburn discuss the joy of RomCom
Author of The Peer & the Gangster and Scandal at Dolphin Square, nonfiction writer Daniel Smith
Nicola Penfold, Beth Crane and Hedley Knights, on speculative fiction’s power to change the world
PLUS The Man Who Supercharged Bond, science adventures with RPGeeks, The Expectation Effect, writing for games and comics, author panels and signing sessions, live podcasts, silent disco, poetry workshops and performances, pop up art gallery, locally produced street food and drink and a beautiful campsite – all acccessible by Oyster Card!
Our bookseller partner, All Good Bookshop is a co-operative, independent bookshop. Order from them online, by telephone, or even on Twitter. They have a personal shopper service, and you can even join the co-op and get a tidy 10% off for life!