2018 Events at a Glance

We have an host of entertaining and thought-provoking events at this year’s Festival – from bestselling international authors to exciting new voices and talented local writers.  Details on 2018 Festival authors.

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Wednesday 6th June

6.30  – 7.30 pm

Anne Sebba

Les Parisiennes

Radcliffe Centre

Thursday 14th June

6.30 – 9.30 pm

The BuckLitFest Literary and Local Pub Quiz

An evening of questions, fun and food

The WoolPack Pub, Well Street.

£15 (to include a meal and a drink)

Friday 15th June

10.00am – 1.00pm

Visit to IngramSpark

Off site

Tickets £10

2.00 – 3.00pm

Frederick Forsyth in conversation

Festival Tent

Tickets £10

3.30 – 4.30 pm

Rebecca Fraser

The Mayflower Generation

Radcliffe Centre

Tickets £10

5.00 – 6.00 pm

Tim Marshall

Divided: Why we’re living in an Age of Walls

Radcliffe Centre

Tickets £10

6.30 – 7.30 pm

Edward Stourton

Auntie’s War

The Festival Tent

Tickets £10

8.00 – 9.00 pm

Tom Bower

Rebel Prince

The Festival Tent

Tickets £10

Saturday 16th June

10.00 – 11.00 am

Jason Winn

The Delights of Britain’s Canals

The Radcliffe Centre

Tickets £10

11.30 am – 12.30 pm

Anthony Seldon

How Artificial Intelligence is changing the Face of Learning

Radcliffe Centre

Tickets £10

11.30 am – 12.30 pm

William Sitwell

Eggs or Anarchy

Festival Tent

Tickets £10

11.30 – 12.30 pm

Anthony and Natasha O’Hear

Picturing the Apocalypse

Venue TBA

Tickets £10

1.00 – 2.00 pm

Antonia Fraser in discussion with Anthony Seldon

Radcliffe Centre

Tickets £10

2.30 – 3.30 pm

Ben Okri – Rise Like Lions – Politics through Poetry

Radcliffe Centre

Tickets £10

2.30 – 3.30 pm

Billingham and Bauer – Discussing Crime

Radcliffe Centre

Tickets £10

3.30 for 4.00 – 5.00 pm

Frances Welch

The Imperial Tea Party

Venue TBC

Tickets £15 to include tea.

4.00 – 5.00 pm

Chris Patten in conversation with John Bercow

Festival Tent

Tickets £10

4.00 – 5.00 pm

Emma Byrne

Swearing Is Good For You

Radcliffe Centre

Tickets £10

5.30 – 6.30 pm

Craig Brown – Ma’am Darling

Festival Tent

Tickets £10

Sunday 17th June

10.30 am – 11.30 am

Andrew Adonis in conversation with Anthony Seldon

Radcliffe Centre

Tickets £10

12.00 – 1.00 pm

Behind the scenes at the Archers

Tim Bentinck and Keri Davis in conversation with Jane Wenham-Jones

Radcliffe Centre

Tickets £10

Sunday 8th July

2.30 pm for picnics

5.00 – 7.00 pm

Twelfth Night

Old Mill House

Tickets  Adult £15  Child £5