BOOK TICKETS

For Single Sessions Throughout The Festival

Please select the number of tickets you require for each individual authors’ session you would like to see.

Tickets for postal delivery will be sent within two weeks prior to the event.

FRIDAY 5TH OCTOBER 2018

Christian Hook

La Búsqueda

This talk is currently SOLD OUT, but Christian is also speaking on Sunday 7th at 13:20

10:30 - 11:30
£16.00
Sold Out

Simon Kerry

Lansdowne: The Last Great Whig

Simon Kerry draws his mighty ancestor out of the shadows and presents him in the context of his own time.

10:30 - 11:30
£16.00

Julian Fellowes

Writing for Television

The highs and lows of writing historical hits from the nation's favourite TV writer

12:00 - 13:00
£16.00

Kenneth Baker

On the Seven Deadly Sins

Pride, Anger, Sloth, Envy, Avarice, Gluttony and Lust fuel this sinfully engaging talk.

12:00 - 13:00
£16.00

Helen Rappaport

The Race to Save the Romanovs

A thrilling, moment-by-moment account of the final days of the Russian Imperial family.

13:20 - 14:10
£12.50

The Week Event - David Weeks & Jon Connell

The Week…Live!

All you need to know about everything that matters

13:20 - 14:10
£12.50

Bernard Cornwell

War of the Wolf

The story of Uhtred, an Englishman born in ninth-century Northumbria, continues in this dynastic 11th book.

14:30 - 15:30
£16.00

Paddy Ashdown

Nein! Standing up to Hitler 1934-45

Paddy Ashdown discusses how elected individuals in the German state attempted to thwart Hilter.

14:30 - 15:30
£16.00

Rachel Kelly

Walking On Sunshine

Rachel Kelly shares the strategies that have helped her stay calm and happy after overcoming severe depression.

16:00 - 17:00
£16.00

Peter Frankopan

The Silk Roads and the New World of the 21st Century

A follow up to Frankopan's phenomenal international bestseller 'The Silk Roads'

16:00 - 17:00
£16.00

Dan Snow

World War I on its Centenary

One of Britain's foremost military historians muses on the Great War.

17:30 - 18:30
£16.00

Historical writing class for TV with James Runice - LIMITED SPACE

How to write Historical Fiction workshop with James Runcie

SOLD OUT Helpful techniques that will help your writing about the past become thrillingly present.

17:30 - 19:00
£20.00
Sold Out

SATURDAY 6TH OCTOBER 2018

Prue Leith

Prue - My All-Time Favourite Recipes

Reminiscences and wit from a much loved chef. Prue Leith presents us with the food we all want to make at home.

10:30 - 11:30
£16.00

George Courtauld

Three Men On A Diet

An hilarious and compelling story of three men with a lot to lose and even more to gain.

10:30 - 11:30
£16.00

Dan Jones and Marina Amaral

The Colour of Time

History is given colour in this acclaimed publishing phenomenon.

12:00 - 13:00
£16.00

Paula Byrne in conversation with Jonathan Bate

Look to Your Wife: From Othello To Twitter

A witty, wholly entrancing story of the pleasures, pains and obsessions of contemporary life.

12:00 - 13:00
£16.00

Mike Read

The Writing on The Wall

View history through the blue plaques that dot our nation's buildings, vivid reminders of lives past.

13:20 - 14:10
£12.50

Rowan Pelling

Eroticism and Erotic literature

This Daily Telegraph Columnist discusses her true passion.

13:20 - 14:10
£12.50

Charles Spencer

To Catch A King

How did the most wanted man in the country outwit the greatest manhunt in British history?

14:30 - 15:30
£16.00

Miranda Seymour

The Byron Effect

Learn what it was like to be the long-suffering wife and daughter of one of the great womanisers in English history.

14:30 - 15:30
£16.00

Helen Castor in conversation with Jessie Childs

Elizabeth I

Helen Castor shows how this iconic queen was shaped by profound and enduring insecurity.

16:00 - 17:00
£16.00

Simon Jenkins

Britain's 100 Best Railway Stations

The foremost expert on our national heritage deftly reveals the significance of each of these glories.

16:00 - 17:00
£16.00

Leanda de Lisle and Nadine Akkerman

In conversation with Jessie Childs

Queens, princesses and spies in the traumatic years of the English Civil Wars

17:30 - 18:30
£16.00

Alan Johnson

In My Life A Music Memoir

In My Life vividly transports us to a world that is no longer with us - a world of Dansettes and jukeboxes.

17:30 - 18:30
£16.00

SUNDAY 7TH OCTOBER 2018

Leila Al-Shami and Robin Yassin-Kassab

Burning Country: Syrians in Revolution and War (Pluto, 2016, 2018)

Entry to this talk is free but charitable donations are encouraged (BOOKINGS FOR THIS EVENT STILL REQUIRED)

10:30 - 11:30
FREE

Allison Pearson

How Hard Can it Be

Entrancing Chick-literati for our times; a follow up to the bestseller 'How Does She Do It.'

10:30 - 11:30
£16.00

Tracy Borman

The King's Witch

Elizabeth I, the Tower of London and Guy Fawkes combine in an explosive tale of compassion and conspiracy.

12:00 - 13:00
£16.00

Marilyn Imrie

Rumpole

Listen live as a complex Horace Rumpole legal case develops.

12:00 - 13:00
£16.00

Christian Hook

La Búsqueda

A fascinating retrospective from acclaimed artist Christian Hook

13:20 - 14:10
£12.50

Algy Cluff

Unsung Heroes

Carefully selected vignettes of the heroes and villains he has encountered in a rich and varied life.

13:20 - 14:10
£12.50

Timothy Henry

Conscious Capitalism – Tools for Transforming Your Organization

Making Business work for everybody.

13:20 - 14:10
£12.50

Sarah Churchwell

Behold, America: A History of America First and the American Dream

Insightful and revelatory, Behold, America overturns everything we thought we knew about the American dream.

14:30 - 15:30
£16.00

Sir Chris Bonington

Ascent

The making of a modern mountaineer

14:30 - 15:30
£16.00

Bob Champion MBE

I’m Champion, Call Me Bob

Fear, joy and victory intersect in this gripping tale

16:00 - 17:00
£16.00

Alexander McCall Smith

20th anniversary of No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

One of Britain's favourite authors muses on 20 years of his most popular creations.

16:00 - 17:00
£16.00

Joanna Grochowicz (Childrens Session)

Into The White

FULLY BOOKED

17:15 - 18:00
£16.00
Sold Out

A.N. Wilson

Aftershocks

A. N. Wilson's extraordinary novel offers a portrait of nature, death and morality

17:30 - 18:30
£16.00

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