Non-fiction

Non-fiction

Remainiacs: Ho Hey Let's Stay
Dorian Lynskey, Ian Dunt, Ros Taylor and Alex Andreou

19.00 - 20.00: Wednesday 7th November

Lansdown Hall
Tickets: £8. Available from Stroud Subscription Rooms

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.

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Alexia Clark
Meet the Curator: Rare Books from the Museum in the Park's Collection

14.00 - 16.00 : Thursday 8th November

The Museum in the Park
This is a free event; Contact The Museum in the Park for information

Come along and meet curator Alexia Clark for the opportunity to see some of the Museum’s rarest books, and hear about their histories.

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Will McCallum and Claudi Williams
How to Give Up Plastic: Changing the World, One Plastic Bottle at a Time

20:00 - 21:00: Thursday 8th November

Lansdown Hall
Tickets £10: Available from Stroud Subscription Rooms

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.

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Bel Mooney & AJ Pearce
A Problem Shared

11:00 - 12:00: Friday 9th November

Minchinhampton Market House
Tickets £10: Available from Minchinhampton Village Stores / Minchinhampton Market House website

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.

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Alan Johnson
In My Life: A Music Memoir

20:00 - 21:15 : Friday 9th November

Subscription Rooms, Ballroom
Tickets £12: Available from Stroud Subscription Rooms

We welcome Alan Johnson, bestselling and award-winning author and former Labour Home Secretary, for an evening of music and memories.

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Fiona Eadie and Tracy Spiers
Tales from the Towpath: Stories and Histories of the Cotswold Canals. Book Launch

19:00 - 20:45 : Friday 9th November

The Museum in the Park
This Event is now fully booked

THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED

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Pop-up Bookshop
Author signing event

10.00 - 12.00 : Saturday 10th November

Subscription Rooms, George Room
Free Event

Our Stroud Book Festival Pop-Up Shop, with added authors!

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Tony Ross and Michael Foreman
First World War Stories

11.30 - 12.30 : Saturday 10th November

Lansdown Hall
Tickets £5: Available from Stroud Subscription Rooms

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.

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Tim Dee
Landfill

12:00 - 13:00 : Saturday 10th November

Subscription Rooms, Ballroom
Tickets £8: Available from Stroud Subscription Rooms

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.

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Mary Portas
Work Like a Woman: A Manifesto for Change

14:00 - 15:00 : Saturday 10th November

Subscription Rooms, Ballroom
Tickets £12: Available from Stroud Subscription Rooms

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

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 Stroud Book Festival 2018: Graphic representation of Stroud town:

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