Anthony Browne

Family

Anthony Browne

Sat 17 Nov

One of the world's most celebrated creators of picture books joins Folkestone Book Festival.

Oceanopedia: 291 Extraordinary Things You Didn't Know about the Sea

Nature

Oceanopedia: 291 Extraordinary Things You Didn't Know about the Sea

Sat 17 Nov

Blowfish, a marine biologist and star presenter of BBC Earth and ITV's Fishing Impossible, reveals some of the fascinating facts that lurk beneath the waves.

Word Play

Workshop

Word Play

Sat 17 Nov

Words matter. But it's important to also have a little fun.

The Angry Chef: Bad Science and the Truth about Healthy Eating

Food

The Angry Chef: Bad Science and the Truth about Healthy Eating

Sat 17 Nov

Never before have we had so much information available to us about food and health. There's paleo, detox, gluten-free, alkaline, the sugar conspiracy, clean eating... Unfortunately, a lot of it is not only wrong but actually harmful. So why do so many of us believe this bad science?

Jules Montague: Memory, Identity and Who We Become When We're No Longer Ourselves

Mental Health

Jules Montague: Memory, Identity and Who We Become When We're No Longer Ourselves

Sat 17 Nov

From dementia and brain injury to sleep disorders, coma, and multiple personality disorder, leading neurologist and journalist Dr Jules Montague explores what remains of the person left behind when the pieces of their mind go missing.

Jenni Murray: A History of the World in 21 Women

History

Jenni Murray: A History of the World in 21 Women

Sat 17 Nov

In the sequel to her bestselling 'A History of Britain in 21 Women', Jenni Murray celebrates the lives, struggles and achievements of extraordinary women from around the globe.

Robin Ince: I'm a Joke and So Are You - A Comedian's Take on What Makes Us Human

Comedy

Robin Ince: I'm a Joke and So Are You - A Comedian's Take on What Makes Us Human

Sat 17 Nov

Why do we make the choices we do in life? Where does anxiety come from? Why are we like we are?

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