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We are now on the countdown for the Stroud Book Festival.

Now in it’s fourth year, the SBF runs from 6 – 10th November with over 50 events across 5 days including Ian McEwan, Julia Donaldson, Nina Stibbe, Sophie Dahl, Lemn Sissay, Nell Gifford and Aardman Animations.

There is a brilliant line-up for writers this year, including:

Wednesday 7th November: Piranha Poetry: Open Mic Night Guest starring Scott Tyrell & Birdspeed FREE ENTRY

Thursday 7 November: Polly Clark, author of Tiger Poet and writer

Friday 8th November: Crime, Court and Conflict with Cynthia Jefferies and Andrew Taylor

Saturday 9th November: Other Times, Other Places with Dinah Jefferies and Caroline Montague

Saturday 9th November: Faber Fiction Fiesta celebrating Faber’s 90th Ticket includes lunch, a glass of wine & a lovely Faber Goody bag.

Saturday 9th November: What Katie Read: Katie Fforde, Anstey Harris & Joe Heap

Sunday 10th November: Writers workshop with Katri Skala in the beautiful Museum in the Park

Sunday 10th November: Made in Stroud with Melanie Golding, Rosie Price and Mandy Robotham

Sunday 10th November: Nine Arches Poetry event

Sunday 10th November: Stroud Short Stories 

Sunday 10th November: Down in the Valley: A Writer’s Landscape by Laurie Lee: Penguin Classics book launch, with David Parker

You can find the full programme on the Stroud Book Festival website here:


Louise Brice

Stroud Book Festival 6-10 November 2019


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