What’s on


We are delighted to announce the first tranche of events for our 2020 online line-up:

Joanna Trollope, Gloucestershire-born, bestselling novelist; Kei Miller, award-winning Jamaican poet; Raynor Winn, author of “The Salt Path”, in conversation with bestselling Stroud novelist Rachel Joyce; Jonathon Porritt, prominent environmental campaigner; Cath Kidston, renowned designer and businesswoman; Dara McAnulty, 16-year-old author, naturalist and environmental activist; and Michael Cashman, actor, former EastEnders cast member, and co-founder of Stonewall.

The 2020 Festival will also include a special tribute event to Stop Ecocide founder, Polly Higgins.

The 2020 online Festival will continue its partnership with Stroud Short Stories, whose 20th event will be hosted on 8th November with the theme of 'Disruption'.  The Festival will also feature a Schools’ Day for local primary schools, and an exciting range of children’s events for all ages, including a weekend event with Ben Miller, children’s author and TV comedian of “Armstrong and Miller” fame.

More news on our line-up coming soon.

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