Tagged: Wimbledon BookFest

'The atmosphere was electric': a deep dive into the return of literary festivals

Caroline Carpenter speaks to the organisers of literary festivals that have returned as phsyical events about the challenges they faced and how audiences have responded to being able... Read more

Sunrise Festival attracts 4,000 for in-person events

One of the first literary festivals to return to in person events this year has recorded a turnout of 4,000 people while operating at socially... Read more

Wimbledon BookFest to run two in-person festivals

Wimbledon BookFest is holding two in-person five-day festivals this summer, with speakers including Caitlin Moran, Monique Roffey and Michael Morpurgo. Read more

My Job in Five: Fiona Razvi

 Fiona Razvi is Wimbledon BookFest festival director.   Read more

Wimbledon BookFest to hold physical event in September

Wimbledon BookFest is running a live, physical event in September, featuring a keynote speech from Matthew Syed. Read more

Wimbledon BookFest cancels World Book Day event over local coronavirus case

Wimbledon BookFest has been forced to cancel its World Book Day event featuring authors Sita Brachmachari, Konnie Huq and Karyn Parsons, because of a local coronavirus case. ... Read more

Atkinson and Duffy turn out for tenth Wimbledon BookFest

The line up for the tenth annual Wimbledon BookFest has been announced, boasting headliners poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy, former deputy prime minister Nick Clegg, cookery writer... Read more

Mundy to chair Wimbledon BookFest

Toby Mundy has been made the chair of Wimbledon BookFest for 2016, after the current chair and co-founder Tony Kane has stepped down.... Read more

Wimbledon BookFest to pay authors

Wimbledon BookFest is to start paying a fee of £150 each to all participating authors. This will be the first year the 10-day book festival... Read more

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