The Lincoln Book Festival has attracted local, national and international writers and artists who celebrate both historical and contemporary works of art spanning from Lincolnshire’s past with the Magna Carta and Tennyson, to new writing. This richness has ensured the public have access to a wide range of authors and experiences and helps them to engage with reading and writing in many non-traditional ways.
When? – Lincoln Book Festival will be back in 2020, running 13th-17th May
Where? Various venues around Lincoln –
Festival Website: www.lincolnbookfestival.org
Facebook? Lincoln Book Festival
Previous Festivals? Michael Connelly, Alison Weir, Paddy Ashdown, Marcel Theroux, Benjamin Zephaniah, John Boyne, Peter Kerr, RJ Ellory, , Gill Hart, Christopher Winn, Frank Gardner, Simon Cawte, Andrew Martin, Karen Maitland, Rachel Johnson, Marina Fiorato, Jim Cartwright, Daniel Blythe, Anthony Briggs, David Hewson, Simon Clark, Bill Hussey, Claire Harman , Joseph D’Lacey, Earl Spencer, MP Chris Bryant and national newspaper columnist Simon Heffer,Terry Waite CBE, The Rt Hon Norman Lord Lamont and Patrick the Lord Cormack, Val McDermid , Stephen Booth, Sophie Hannah, Dr Nick Barratt and performances from Ian McMillan and Tony Husband, Brian Patten and Paul Cookson. Local authors will be at the centre of the Festival once again with Sue Allan, Margaret Dickinson, Kate Walker and Stephen Wade making appearances.