Chi-chi literature festival that always attracts prominent writers and journalists. Big events in an intimate setting for those who like to get up close and personal.
One of the great strengths of the Henley Literary Festival is the beautiful venues within the town. In previous years they have included Bix Manor, The Quince Tree, The Kenton Theatre, The River and Rowing Museum, Phyllis Court and The Hibernia.
When? September- 4th October, 2020
Where? The riverside town of Henley-on-Thames, South Oxfordshire
Festival Website: www.henleyliteraryfestival.co.uk
Kenneth Baker, Antony Horowitz, Alan Johnson, Kate Mosse and Francesca Simon, Michael Morpurgo, Pam Ayres, and Laura Bates, Gyles Brandreth Caroline Lucas MP, S.J. Watson, Paula Hawkins, Paddy Ashdown, Bonnie Greer, veteran agony aunt Irma Kurtz, Sir Christopher Frayling, Jenny Colgan, Adele Parks, Sir Ranulph Fiennes, Sir Roger Bannister, Emma Bridgewater (left), Earl Spencer, Jojo Moyes, Mark Kermode and Dame Harriet Walter, Wilbur Smith, Melvyn Bragg, Peter Sissions, Alan Titchmarsh, Esther Freud, Pam Ayres ,Sophie Hannah, Colin Thurbon, Gavin Esler, Alistair Horne, AC Grayling, Larry Lamb, Sarah Brown, Alistair Darling, Antonia Fraser, Craig Brown , Alexei Sayle, Max Hastings, Penelope Lively, Gervase Phinn, Andrew O’Hagan, Stephen Berkoff, Lionel Shriver and Simon Kernick, Shirley Williams, Chris Mullin and Will Hutton., Michael Palin, Craig Brown, Boris Johnson, Jeremy Paxman (bio), Charley Boorman , Michael Winner, Gavin Esler and Kate Williams, Irvine Welsh, Libby Purves, Fay Weldon, Diana Quick