19.00 - 20.00: Wednesday 7th November
We kick off Stroud Book Festival with a horribly topical evening of real Brexit talk, bad Brexit jokes, audience questions – and a bolt of optimism to recharge your Remainer energies.
14.00 - 16.00 : Thursday 8th November
Come along and meet curator Alexia Clark for the opportunity to see some of the Museum’s rarest books, and hear about their histories.
20:00 - 21:00: Thursday 8th November
Plastic pollution is the environmental scourge of our age, but how can we make a difference? Join Will McCallum, Head of Oceans at Greenpeace to find out.
11:00 - 12:00: Friday 9th November
Do the sticky situations we find ourselves in vary according to the era we live in, or are the personal dilemmas we face timeless ones? We host a lively debate on the subject with two authors expertly qualified to discuss the question.
20:00 - 21:15 : Friday 9th November
We welcome Alan Johnson, bestselling and award-winning author and former Labour Home Secretary, for an evening of music and memories.
11.30 - 12.30 : Saturday 10th November
A very special family event with two giants of children’s book illustration, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War.
12:00 - 13:00 : Saturday 10th November
How we get rid of our rubbish affects more than just us humans. Tim Dee, birdwatcher, acclaimed nature writer and BBC producer explores how our landfill habits have also changed things for birds.
14:00 - 15:00 : Saturday 10th November
Queen of Shops, Mary Portas discusses what it means to work like a woman, drawing on her experiences throughout her stellar career. An event for both women and men who would like to make the world of work a better one, whatever job they do