Henley Literary Festival 2015: September 28 to October 4

Tickets are still available for over 100 events for adults and children including: Louis de Bernieres, Lynda La Plante, Candace Bushnell, Princess Michael of Kent, Rex the dinosaur, Deborah Moggach, Anita Anand, Famous Five, Kwasi Kwarteng,  Bonnie Greer, Charles Clarke, MC Beaton, Polly Vernon, Alice in Wonderland, Tim Key, Richard E. Grant, Tracey Thorn, Samantha Shannon and many more. Book your tickets online or visit our box office at: Strada (Bell Street) Monday to Thursday; and then at the Baillie Gifford Festival Hub (Marketplace) Friday to Sunday.
Programme update Following the death of David Nobbs, the event scheduled for 9pm on Saturday October 3 will now be a celebration of his life and work featuring Eleanor Bron, Jonathan Coe, Barry Cryer, Patricia Hodge, Andy Miller and David Quantick.

Adult Picks

3-Weds---Rachael-Ball---The-Inflatable-Woman-coverDazzling Debuts. Wednesday 30th, 12.30pm, Town Hall.  Three debuts novelists, Rachael Ball, Emma Hooper and Vaseem Kahn come together to talk about books that have each made a tremendous impact to the world of impact in the world of publishing. These Dazzling Debuts have hit the literary scene with three quirky gems. Vaseem returned to England from India in 2006 and works at UCL for the Department of Security and Crime Science. Emma Hooper is a Canadian-born musician and lecturer, and Rachael Ball is a cartoonist, teacher and now a novelist. Book your tickets here!  

Children's Picks

King-CatOur first Children's festival only two years ago saw children attend six events. This year we are delighted to announce 50 events for children aged 2+. This week's top pick is The King Cat. Whether you're crazy for cats or dappy for dogs, author and illustrator Marta Altes' fantastic new tale is not to be missed! In this interactive event, storytelling and crafting come head to head as you discover the inspiration behind The King Cat. Perfect for a fun after-school activity with a difference. Book tickets for you & your child here to avoid disappointment! .

Life in Books

We are delighted to announce record breaking ticket sales, as well as our 2015 festival appearance in the Daily Mail, Mail on Sunday, Event Magazine, Town and Country, Intelligent Life, Exclusive Magazine, as well as many other local papers. Be sure to also look our for us in this months Grazia, Elle Decoration, Town & Country, Yours and Essence. Read Jessica Fellowes exclusive interview for us on our blog 'Life in Books'.