The Stratford-upon-Avon Literary Festival 23rd April to 30th April 2017 is the one of the most significant literary festivals in the UK, attracting thousands of people who share one passion: a love of books, writing and reading.
Celebrating its 10th year in 2017, The Stratford-upon-Avon Literary Festival is an exciting mixture of debate, ideas, celebrity author events, workshops and humour.
A small taster of the 80 events we ran between 24th April and 1st May 2016 with celebs, best-sellers, workshops, family events and lots of fun!
Highlights of the line up this years include
Andrew Marr – Wed 26th April 2017
The BBC political interviewer and presenter of Radio 4’s Start The Week confronts head-on the victory of shopping over politics in the UK, and how idealism has been defeated throughout history by a British people that knows its own mind.
Nicholas Crane: The Making of Britain- Sat 29th April 2017
Discover the history of the British landscape since the Ice Age with the prize-winning author and co-presenter of Coast. Take a geographical journey through time, change and adaptation, and discover the ancient relationship between people and place and the deep-rooted tensions between town and countryside.
Sir Roy Strong: A Life in Diaries – Sun 23rd April 2017
The best selling author and former director of both the National Portrait Gallery and the Victoria & Albert Museum chats about his fascinating life and passions told through two volumes of diaries.
Stephen Moss – Sat 29th April 2017
Stephen Moss is a wildlife television producer for the BBC Natural History Unit, with credits including Springwatch, and is passionate about communicating the wonders of the natural world.
More information and a list of events can be found at www.stratfordliteraryfestival.co.uk
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