Thursday 21 November 2019

Stroud Book Festival

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Returning for another five-day literary feast, the annual Stroud Book Festival is back with esteemed authors, family entertainment and famous faces.

Bringing fabulous faces, brilliant family entertainment and current topics to town, Stroud Book Festival is back for another year from Wednesday 6 to Sunday 10 November 2019.

To buy tickets, visit stroudbookfestival.org.uk or check out the highlights below.


Wednesday 6 November 2019 at Stroud Book Festival

Celebrate the opening night of Stroud Book Festival with BOSH! cookbook writers, Henry Firth and Ian Theasby. Dubbed the vegan Jamie Oliver, Henry and Ian have written multiple best-selling cookbooks and will head to Stroud Book Festival for a foodie evening with book signings.

To book tickets or find out more about Wednesday’s events at Stroud Book Festival 2019, visit stroudbookfestival.org.uk


Thursday 7 November 2019 at Stroud Book Festival

Authors Kerry Hudson and Zeba Talkhani will come together to talk about their memoirs on the Thursday of the Stroud Book Festival; Rob Hopkins will also be heading to Stroud Subscription Rooms, discussing what we could do to create a better future; while another highlight of the day is the chance to see acclaimed poet and playwright Lemn Sissay, discussing his memoir My Name is Why.

To book tickets or find out more about Thursday’s events at Stroud Book Festival 2019, visit stroudbookfestival.org.uk


Friday 8 November 2019 at Stroud Book Festival

Patron and Stroud Book Festival headliner Ian McEwan will be treating audiences to an insight into his latest novel Machines Like Me on the Friday, in conversation with professor Jon Cook. Another highlight is nature writer Dave Goulson, who will discuss his latest book Gardening to Save the Planet.

To book tickets or find out more about Friday’s events at Stroud Book Festival 2019, visit stroudbookfestival.org.uk


Saturday 9 November 2019 at Stroud Book Festival

Saturday at Stroud Book Festival will feature a host of family friendly events. Some of the biggest highlights include free Elmer Storytelling at Stroud Library; Aardman Animations, the team behind Wallace and Gromit will host Gromit, Lu-La and Shaun the Sheep model-making workshops; and founder of Giffords Circus Nell Gifford along with Sally Gardner will entertain kiddies with an hour of magical circus fun.

For adults, Saturday highlights include author Bee Wilson talking about her new book The Way We Eat Now; Stroud's Katie Fforde discussing her 25th novel; A Rose Petal Summer and her impressive career; as well as Nina Stibbe and Sue Limb will be talking about reasons to be cheerful!

To book tickets or find out more about Saturday’s events at Stroud Book Festival 2019, visit stroudbookfestival.org.uk


Sunday 10 November 2019 at Stroud Book Festival

Sunday, the final day of Stroud Book Festival, will feature events with Katy Brand talking about her memoir; Neal Layton discussing the pressing issue of plastic and the planet; as well as Nathan Filer and James O'Neill providing an insightful talk on Mind Matters.

To book tickets or find out more about Sunday’s events at Stroud Book Festival 2019, visit stroudbookfestival.org.uk


For the full of Stroud Book Festival 2019 line up and to book tickets, visit stroudbookfestival.org.uk


Event:
Stroud Book Festival 2019
Venue
Various venues in Stroud
Dates:
Wednesday 6 to Sunday 10 November 2019
Times:
Times vary as per event, contact organisers for details
Admission:
Ticket prices vary as per event, contact organisers for details
Telephone:
(01453) 796880

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