2018 Festival at a Glance

Unless stated otherwise, all events are one hour.

bookmaking workshop, budleigh salterton literary festival

Bookmaking Workshop
Lina Avramidouy
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Date: Wednesday 19th September 2018
Venue: Festival Marquee* 9.30am-12pm *SOLD OUT*
OR Masonic Hall
* 2pm-4.30pm *SOLD OUT*
Tickets: £35 inc all materials

Roy and Lesley Adkins, Gibraltar, Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival

Roy and Lesley Adkins
Gibraltar – The Greatest Siege in British History
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Date: Wednesday 19th September 2018
Venue: The Church on the Green | 10am
Tickets: £10

Anna Beer

Anna Beer
Patriot or Traitor – The Life and Death of Sir Walter Ralegh
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Date: Wednesday 19th September 2018
Venue: Temple Church | 12pm
Tickets: £12

Lucy Siegle, Turning the Tide on Plastic, Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival

Lucy Siegle
Turning the Tide on Plastic
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Date: Wednesday 19th September 2018
Venue: Temple Church | 12pm
Tickets: £12

Vanessa Berridge, Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival

Vanessa Berridge and Ambra Edwards
The English Garden – A History
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Date: Wednesday 19th September 2018
Venue: St Peter’s Church | 4pm
Tickets: £12

Kid's Lit Quiz Final, Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival

Children’s Literary Quiz Final
Now in its third year!
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Date: Wednesday 19th September 2018
Venue: Festival Marquee | 4.30pm
Tickets: FREE | OPEN TO ALL

Open Mic Evening, Prince Harry, Megan Markle

Open Mic Poetry Evening
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Date: Wednesday 19th September 2018
Venue: Earl’s Coffee House, 60 High Street, Budleigh Salterton | 7pm – 8.45pm
Tickets: Free event

John McCarthy with Emily Mayhew
Human Conflict – A Survival Guide
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Date: Wednesday 19th September 2018
Venue: St Peter’s Church | 7pm
Tickets: £14

Paper-Cutting Workshop, Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival

Card-Making Papercutting Workshops
Christine Green
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Date: Thursday 20th September 2018
Event 1: Cut-Out Card Making | Festival Marquee | 9am – 11am
Event 2: Personalised Initial Cards | Masonic Hall | 2pm – 4pm
Each session: £25 including materials

Comedy Writing Workshop, Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival

Comedy Writing Workshop
Writing and Delivering Comedy
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Date: Thursday 20th September 2018
Venue: The Church on the Green | 10.30am – 12.30pm
Tickets: £25

Kirsty Gunn and Chris Power
Keeping It Short
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Date: Thursday 20th September 2018
Venue: Temple Church | 10am
Tickets: £10

Ciara Eastell, Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival

Ciara Eastell OBE and Mary Colwell
Libraries – who needs ‘em?
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Date: Thursday 20th September 2018
Venue: Public Hall | 12pm
Tickets: £10

Natalie Haynes, Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival, The Children of Jocasta

Natalie Haynes
Comedy Classics – The Children of Jocasta
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Date: Thursday 20th September 2018
Venue: Public Hall | 2pm
Tickets: £10

Mary Colwell and Miriam Darlington
Birds of a Feather
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Date: Thursday 20th September 2018
Venue: Temple Church | 2pm
Tickets: £12

Dan Criuickshank
The History of Architecture in 100 Buildings
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Date: Thursday 20th September 2018
Venue: St Peter’s Church (NEW VENUE) | 4pm
Tickets: £14

Farrago Poetry Slam, Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival

Poetry Slam
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Date: Thursday 20th September 2018
Workshop Venue: St Peter’s Church Hall
Performance Venue: Public Hall | 5pm
Tickets: FREE | OPEN TO ALL

East Devon Writers, Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival

East Devon Writers Group
Off The Page
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Date: Thursday 20th September 2018
Venue: Mini Marquee | 5.15pm
Tickets: Free Event

Stephen Walsh, Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival

Stephen Walsh
Debussy – A Painter in Sound
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Date: Thursday 20th September 2018
Venue: Temple Church | 5.15pm
Tickets: £12

Wendy Cope, Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival

Wendy Cope
Anecdotal Evidence
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Date: Thursday 20th September 2018
Venue: St Peter’s Church | 7.15pm
Tickets: £14

Dame Hilary Mantel

Dame Hilary Mantel
Masterclass
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Date: Friday 21st September 2018
Venue: The Church on the Green | 10.30am – 2.45pm (with break for lunch available at the Festival Marquee)
Tickets: £70 | Students 25 and under £30

Fiona Sampson, Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival

Fiona Sampson MBE
Mary Shelley
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Date: Friday 21st September 2018
Venue: Temple Church | 10.30am
Tickets: £12

Lalage Snow, Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival

Lalage Snow
War Gardens – Calm in The Midst of Conflict
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Date: Friday 21st September 2018
Venue: Public Hall | 12.15pm
Tickets: £12

John Boyne, Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival, A Ladder to the Sky

John Boyne
A Ladder To The Sky
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Date: Friday 21st September 2018
Venue: Temple Church | 12.15pm
Tickets: £12

Sarah Winman, Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival

Sarah Winman and Vanessa Nicolson
Two Sides To The Story
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Date: Friday 21st September 2018
Venue: Public Hall | 2pm
Tickets: £12

Julian Baggini, Budleigfh Salterton Literary Festival

Julian Baggini
How The World Thinks
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Date: Friday 21st September 2018
Venue: Temple Church | 2pm
Tickets: £12

mursery rhymes

Bounce and Rhyme
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Date: Friday 21st September 2018
Venue: Mini Marquee | 2.15 – 2.45pm
Tickets: FREE

Michael Rosen Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival

Michael Rosen
Is Data Collection The Death of Reading?
The Susan Ward Memorial Talk
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Date: Friday 21st September 2018
Venue: St Peter’s Church | 4.30pm
Tickets: £14

Patrick Gale, Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival

Patrick Gale
Take Nothing With You
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Date: Friday 21st September 2018
Venue: St Peter’s Church | 7pm
Tickets: £14

Greg Mosse, Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival

Writers’ Workshop with Greg Mosse
Imagining Your Novel
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Date: Saturday 22nd September 2018
Venue: The Church on the Green | 10am – 3pm
Tickets: £35

Raynor Winn, Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival

Katherine May and Raynor Winn
The Healing Of The Coastal Path
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Date: Saturday 22nd September 2018
Venue: St Peter’s Church | 10.30am
Tickets: £10

Hannah Fry, Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival

Hannah Fry
Hello World – How To Be Human
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Date: Saturday 22nd September 2018
Venue: Temple Church | 12.15pm
Tickets: £12

Kate Mosse and Ben Kane
Historical Fiction – Creating an Epic
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Date: Saturday 22nd September 2018
Venue: St Peter’s Church | 2pm
Tickets: £14

Pirates Ahoy!

Pirates Ahoy!
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Date: Saturday 22nd September 2018
Venue: Mini Marquee | 10.30am – 4pm
Date: Sunday 23rd September 2018
Venue: Mini Marquee | 10.30am – 2pm
Tickets: FREE | OPEN TO ALL

Tracey Corderoy, Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival

Tracey Corderoy
Fairy Tale Pets
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Date: Saturday 22nd September 2018
Venue: Budleigh Salterton Library | 1.30pm
Tickets: £3.50

Lucy Worsley, Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival

Lucy Worsley OBE
Lady Mary – The Marriage that Changed History (Suitable for 11+)
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Date: Saturday 22nd September 2018
Venue: Public Hall | 2pm
Tickets: £8

Malaika Kegode, Arvon Creative Writing Workshop, Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival

Malaika Kegode
Arvon Creative Writing Workshop
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Date: Saturday 22nd September 2018
Venue: Norman Centre | 2pm
Tickets: FREE (£10 returnable deposit)

Otto The Book Bear, Katie Cleminson, Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival

Katie Cleminson
Otto The Book Bear
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Date: Saturday 22nd September 2018
Venue: Budleigh Salterton Library | 3pm
Tickets: £3.50

Dino Wars, Dan Metcalf, Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival

Dan Metcalf
Dino Wars
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Date: Saturday 22nd September 2018
Venue: Budleigh Salterton Library | 4pm
Tickets: £3.50

Johnny Mercer, Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival, We Were Warriors

Johnny Mercer
We Were Warriors
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Date: Saturday 22nd September 2018
Venue: Public Hall | 4pm
Tickets: £12

Andrew Miller, Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival

Andrew Miller and Kate Morton
History in the Making
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Date: Saturday 22nd September 2018
Venue: Temple Church | 4pm
Tickets: £12

Lynne Truss, Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival

Lynne Truss
Turning To Crime
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Date: Saturday 22nd September 2018
Venue: St Peter’s Church | 5.30pm
Tickets: £12

Lucy Worsley, Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival

Lucy Worsley OBE
The Many Faces of Queen Victoria
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Date: Saturday 22nd September 2018
Venue: St Peter’s Church | 7.30pm
Single ticket: £12
Single ticket with signed & discounted book: £28

Susanna Wadeson, Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival

Meet The Editor
Susanna Wadeson
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Date: Sunday 23rd September 2018
Venue: Masonic Hall | 10am
Tickets: £12

Victoria Bacon, Helen Cullen and Kim Sherwood
The Things We Leave Behind
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Date: Sunday 23rd September 2018
Venue: Public Hall | 10am
Tickets: £10

Dare To Write?, budleigh salterton literary festival

Dare To Write?
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Date: Sunday 23rd September 2018
Venue: Budleigh Salterton Library | 10.30am
Tickets: FREE

Caroline Elton, Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival

Caroline Elton and Christie Watson
The Human Face Behind The Mask
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Date: Sunday 23rd September 2018
Venue: Public Hall | 12pm
Tickets: £12

Michael Morpurgo, Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival

Sir Michael Morpurgo
Master Storyteller
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Date: Sunday 23rd September 2018
Venue: St Peter’s Church | 2pm
Tickets: £12 | Children 12 and under £5

Chris Orr, Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival

Chris Orr
The Miserable Lives of Fabulous Artists
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Date: Sunday 23rd September 2018
Venue: Public Hall | 2pm
Tickets: £10

Dr Adam Rutherford, Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival

Dr Adam Rutherford
The Book of Humans – The Story of How We Became Us
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Date: Sunday 23rd September 2018
Venue: St Peter’s Church | 4pm
Tickets: £14

N.B. Unless stated otherwise, all events are one hour.