Thursday, April 2, 2020

Hexham Book Festival

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Hexham Book Festival blends words, stories and ideas and offers a mixed bag of literary delights for all ages. The festival runs across eight venues throughout Hexham and the surrounding area, and the programme features over 50 authors

When? 2020 festival dates are 24th April to 3rd May

Who? 2020 Chris Mullin, Jung Chang, Lauren Bravo, Gavin Esler +Hexham

Where? Queens Hall, Hexham, Northumbria

Festival Website: Hexham Book Festival

Twitter? @hexhambookfest

Facebook? Hexham Bookfest

Festival Director? Susie Troup (founder and in the box seat since 2006)

Email:  info@hexhambookfestival.co.uk

Previous Festivals? Founded in 2006

PAST GUESTS– Simon Armitage; cartoonist and political satirist Martin Rowson; and agony-aunt Virginia Ironside ; Andrew Graham-Dixon, presenter of the BBC’s Culture Show; Autumnwatch presenter Martin Hughes-Games ; Christopher Frayling will talk about Western suspicion of China; novelist Alexander McCall-Smith; author, diarist, and former MP for Sunderland Chris Mullin; broadcaster and political commentator Steve Richards takes a sideways look at the impending election; broadcaster Andy Kershaw; historian David Starkey . Val McDermid, James Runcie, Hugh Pym, Alison Weir, Penelope lively, Sally Magnusson, Douglas Hurd, Ian Rankin, Claire Tomalin, Barbara Bell, Edwina Currie, Chris Mullin, Martin Bell, Maggie O’ Farrell, Kate Atkinson, Mark Billingham, Alexi Sayle

 

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