The Althorp Literary Festival

Friday 5th October - Sunday 7th October, 2018

The 15th annual Althorp Literary Festival will take place on

  Friday 5th October – Sunday 7th October, 2018.

Described as a Literary Festival like no other, Althorp’s Literary Festival is now entering its 15th year. A unique celebration of the written word, the festival takes place against the backdrop of one of England’s most beautiful private, historic houses.


In 2017 we were delighted to welcome some truly fantastic authors and speakers, including; Pam Ayres, Clare Balding, Johnny Ball, Sir Jonathan Bate, Paula Byrne, Jamie Blackett, Jess Butterworth, John Challis, the Rev. Richard Coles, Evan Davis, Ken Hom, Jeremy Howick, Stanley Johnson, Dan Jones, Lord Digby Jones, Kathy Lette, Ben Macintyre, Judy Murray,  Jo Malone, Joanna Moorhead, Juliet Nicolson,  David Owen, Allison Pataki, Michael Pennington, James Runcie, Chris Ryan, Charles Spencer, Simon Thurley, Mich Turner, Kate Williams, Sian Williams and A.N.Wilson, amongst others.