Book Fest poster image cropped with authors

Twitter feed

Join Peter Snow & Ann MacMillan this Nov for 'Gripping tales of courage, cunning and compassion' Sat 18 Nov…

Great debate on the legacy of #Freud here with psychoanalyst Susie Orbach, who will be joining @FstoneBookFest this…

RT @mariondeuchars: Colouring our view of the world via @IrishTimesBooks

Instagram feed

This year’s tag line could be “Yes, we can!”. Let’s beat the winter blues and worries and concentrate on positive thoughts. I’m not inviting you to La La Land but to comeand listen to people who believe in the possibility of change and beating the odds.

There will be fiction, the author of The Girl with a Pearl Earring, Tracy Chevalier, opening the festival. There will be exquisite music, films, discussions and of course, comedy. The festival will celebrate creativity, art and design. As usual, there will also be a great programme of workshops and fun kids events.

So come and meet old friends, make new ones, engage in thought-provoking discussions, open a parenthesis in your everyday life to look at things from a different perspective. This is a tailor-made festival for the great people of a town which keeps reinventing itself and celebrating creativity. I hope you like it!

Geraldine D’Amico

Festival Curator

Creative Partner

CCCU logo

Supported by

Media Partner




Be the first to hear about next year’s programme of authors and speakers

Join our mailing list

Don't show this again