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Our 2021 Festival programme is almost complete and we promise it's going to be a fabulous line-up.
Details of all our events will advertised here very soon.  Please keep checking our website.
So why not put the Festival dates in your diary: 16th to 25th September 2021.
Friends of the Festival will be able to book their tickets from 10th July and general ticket sales will be available from the 17th July.


Kate Mosse: The City of Tears

Friday 17th September – 3.00pm
Tickets: £12

Kate Mosse is a number one international bestselling novelist, playwright and non-fiction writer. She is the author of eight novels and short story collections – including the multimillionselling Languedoc Trilogy (Labyrinth, Sepulchre and Citadel) and Gothic fiction The Winter Ghosts and The Taxidermist’s Daughter, which she is adapting for the stage.

Tim Vine: In conversation with Jeremy Vine

Friday 17th September - 8.00pm
Tickets: £14

Tim Vine is a celebrated comedian, writer and actor. He will be 'in conversation' with his brother, the presenter, broadcaster and journalist, Jeremy Vine.

Sara Cox: Till the Cows Come Home

Saturday 18th September – 8.00pm
Tickets: £14

Sara is a well-known radio and TV presenter.  She is loved by millions of Radio 2 listeners who tune in to her weekday Drivetime show.  She will be in conversation with Festival patron, presenter, journalist and broadcaster, Jeremy Vine.

Ann Cleeves: The Heron's Cry

Sunday 19th September - 10.00am
Tickets: £12

Ann Cleeves is the author of over thirty critically acclaimed novels. An international bestseller, she is the creator of popular detectives Vera Stanhope and Jimmy Perez who can be found on television in ITV’s Vera and BBC One’s Shetland. The TV series and the books they are based on have become global sensations, capturing the minds of millions worldwide.

Dan Jones: Powers and Thrones - A New History of the Middle Ages

Friday 24th September - 6.00pm
Tickets: £12

Dan Jones is a historian, broadcaster and award-winning journalist. He has written and hosted dozens of TV shows including the accliamed Netflix/Channel 5 series, Secrets of Great British Castle. 

Dr Hilary Jones: Frontline

Saturday 25th September - 2.00pm
Tickets: £14

Dr Hilary Jones is one of the UK’s most-loved TV personalities, offering advice and support for over 30 years on programmes including TV-AM, GMTV, Daybreak, and Lorraine.  ITV’s Good Morning Britain, where he tends to viewers’ health issues, attracts 1.3m viewers every day. He is the author of several works of non-fiction. Frontline is his first novel.

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