Our Spring Lecture Series runs from February right up to the main Festival in June It begins with the rescheduled visit from Simon Heffer on February 1st talking on aspects of the First World War and is followed on February 8th by Harvey Goldsmith talking to Anthony Seldon. All are ticketed events. Tickets https://www.bucklitfest.org/spring-2018-lecture-series/
So BuckLitFest 2017 is over and what a weekend it was – almost 2000 people came to Buckingham to enjoy the pleasures of reading, writing, poetry, philosophy, drama, comedy and cartoons. Quote of the weekend – ‘that’s the wrong question’. Hope to see you next year and thank you to all our authors, speakers, visitors,…Details
Chris Patten is unfortunately unable to attend BuckLitFest for medical reasons. For all ticket holders, we hope you will still join us as we have arranged for political biographer and commentator, Sir Anthony Seldon to interview the speaker of the House of Commons, The Rt Hon John Bercow at 5.30 on Saturday instead. This will…Details
Bucklitfest now only a month away. Authors preparing, refreshments van booked, tickets selling fast. Don’t forget to plan your Festival weekend including our Festival partner, The Villiers Hotel, which is offering 10% off advanced booked meals during the Festival.
This week sees great reviews of Henry Hemming‘s M, Maxwell Knight, MI5’s greatest Spymaster, which is The Times‘ Book of the Week. and Raymond Tallis‘ Of Time and Lamentation, reviewed in yesterday’s Guardian. Don’t miss them at BuckLitFest June 30th – July 2nd.
Public Ticket sales opened on 21st April to a rush of customers. All events are selling fast so do plan your visit now and get tickets well in advance. Friends continue to get a 10% discount on all tickets – join as a Festival Friend on https://www.bucklitfest.org/festival-friends/
I See You, the gripping new novel from Clare Mackintosh comes out in paperback today. Available from the Buckingham Bookshop. Come to see Clare in Conversation with Louise Doughty of Apple Tree Yard fame, Saturday 1st July.
Festival Friends Box Office has been open for a week and ticket sales have taken off. Availability remains Friends only during the Easter weekend so join now as a Friend to book before general admission opens on April 21st!
Bucklitfest Friends Priority Booking is now open. All events are now listed on the website and available to book. General ticket release starts on April 21st. Join as a Friend now to take advantage of Earlybird booking. https://www.bucklitfest.org/festival-friends/
2016 Dead Good Reader awards were won by Sharon Bolton ( BuckLitFest 2016) and Peter James (BuckLitFest 2017). Glad we are inviting all your favourite authors. You can now vote for the 2017 winners at http://www.deadgoodbooks.co.uk/dead-good-reader-awards-2017/Details