The 2023 programme brings together an eclectic range of events, themes and speakers to engage audiences. These include:

  • Dame Jacqueline Wilson sharing her career and her best loved characters
  • Panel discussions covering the different genres of Crime, Romance and Historical Fiction

  • Discussion with author Sebastian Payne who presents his book on the fall of Boris Johnson

  • Fun workshops for children from authors Coral Rumble and Ally Sherrick

  • A workshop on different writing techniques for aspiring writers

  • An evening of opera and song inspired by literature

  • Two evenings showcasing local authors