Festival Programme 2019

18th to 22nd September 2019
We are delighted to reveal the names who’ll be appearing at our 11th anniversary Festival – our biggest year yet. Five days packed with best-selling authors, lively panel debate, workshops and more events for children than ever before!

The 2019 Festival programme includes:
Dame Hilary Mantel, Robert Harris, Cressida Cowell, Jenny Eclair, James Runcie, Kirsty Wark, Dr David Nott, Joanne Harris, Peter Hanington, Christine Lamb, Lisa Jewell, Emma Smith, Louis de Bernières, John Lewis- Stempel, Baroness Camilla Cavendish, Melanie Reid, Tom Holland, Susie Orbach, Tracy Borman, Diana Darke, Alison Weir, Paul Mason, Dominic Sandbrook, Diane Setterfield, Felicity Cloake, Tanya Landman, Simon James and many more…