Stroud Book Festival brings the best in new writing from some of the finest novelists, non-fiction writers, poets, children’s authors and storytellers from Gloucestershire and beyond.
We are delighted to be joined this year by Mary Portas in conversation about her new book, “Work Like a Woman”; Will McCallum, Head of Oceans at Greenpeace, on how to give up plastic; acclaimed novelist, Patrick Gale, talking about his latest novel, “Take Nothing With You”. We have former Labour Home Secretary, Alan Johnson, on his memoir “In My Life”; and authors, Christie Watson and Sam Guglani. Events for younger readers will include acclaimed illustrators Tony Ross and Michael Foreman as well as an entire day dedicated to schools across the 5 Valleys and much, much more!
Stroud Book Festival is also proud to stage an event entitled “Refugee Tales” in support of Gatwick Detainees Welfare Group and of displaced people everywhere.
Our full programme will be announced later this summer – watch this space, follow us on social media or join our mailing list for updates

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Thank you also to Woodchester Valley Vineyard & Winery, Stroud Wine Company, Bottle Green and Stroud Brewery for their generous support

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