Pictures of the week

Pictures of the week

Book fairs, parties and a wedding, here are the pictures of the week.


Construction began on the site of the Edinburgh International Book Festival, which takes place from 15th to 31st August. Pictured is site manager Robin Sanders on Thursday, July 30.


YouTube star Marcus Butler (centre) at the launch of his book Hello Life! (Headline) at Carmelite House on Tuesday 28th July. He was joined by YouTubers including Jim Chapman (far left), Niomi Smart (third right), Tanya Burr (second right) and Alfie Deyes (far right). Photo: Tom Noble.


Tom Fletcher of McFly and his wife, novelist Giovanna Fletcher, talk with Marcus Butler and Niomi Smart at the launch of Butler's book Hello Life! (Headline) on Tuesday 28th July. Photo: Tom Noble.


(From left) Chairman of Midas PR Tony Mulliken, literary agent and co-owner of Blake Friedmann Carole Blake, Pan Macmillan’s creative director Geoff Duffield, and Lara and Peter James, at author James’ wedding on Tuesday 28th July in France.


Author-illustrator Lauren Child stands by her character Clarice Bean at Mottisfont Abbey in Hampshire, which is hosting Childs’ first retrospective. Photo: National Trust/