North Cornwall Book Festival
What’s it all about?
The North Cornwall Book Festival, now in its 6th year, brings together local, national and international authors for talks, conversations, workshops and interviews for two entertaining and inspiring days. The weekend is preceded by two days of schools’ events.
Authors and events featured in 2018 will include the Man Booker prizewinning author Anne Enright; internationally celebrated novelist Joanna Trollope; Booker shortlisted Fiona Mozley; stand-up comedian and classicist Natalie Haynes; Worst Witch creator Jill Murphy; Nina Stibbe on her latest novel; sea – inspired writers Philip Hoare and Horatio Clare, and many more. There will be workshops led by leading authors on writing poetry, fiction and non-fiction.
Performances and concerts include en evening with the India electric Co., guaranteed to get you on your feet; a cabaret evening; and a presentation of short films and poetry written by and with refugees.
In between events, you can enjoy the exhibitions, or relax in the café, bar, and bookshop.
Did you know?
The North Cornwall Book Festival’s artistic director is the Penzance-based celebrated author Patrick Gale – ‘Britain’s westernmost novelist’. The Festival forms part of Endelienta, the year-round arts programme at St Endellion.