First names revealed for 10th anniversary festival in Autumn 2016
After a record year in 2015, we are excited to announce new authors for 2016. Great British Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain, actor Derek Fowlds, Guardian columnist Gary Younge, comedian Sara Pascoe, crime writer Val McDermid and guitarist Wilko Johnson make their Henley Literary Festival debuts, while old friends Amanda Jennings, Rick Stroud, Lucy Worsley and Anne Widdecombe return to the Henley stage. Over 50 events for children and families include Lucy Worsley, Julian Clary, One Show reporter Mike Dilger and The Tiger Who Came To Tea creator Judith Kerr, as well as special Harry Potter and Roald Dahl events. Many more speakers will be announced in the coming months, with tickets on general sale on Monday 18 July. Click here to find out more.