2021 Festival Dates: 15th to 19th September

We hope to be back with you in Spring 2021 for a weekend of events! Thank you as ever for your fantastic support in 2020.

“Under the aegis of its patron, Dame Hilary Mantel, the festival has swiftly become one of the most unmissable events of the British literary calendar”
Luxe Magazine, Daily Telegraph 2020

Dame Hilary Mantel
Simon Armitage
Michael Wood
Sandi Toksvig
Anthony Horowitz
Luke Harding
James Naughtie
Kate Humble
Alex Wheatle

Sponsors & Partners

M&S Food Hall
Starfish Accommodation
The Tipsy Merchant,Budleigh Salterton
Home Instead
Michael and Valerie Jackaman
Rathbones Investment Management
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2019 Festival Highlights