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The Prime Minister joins our line-up

The Prime Minister joins our line-up

The Prime Minister joins our line-up David Suchet, Gerald Scarfe, Monty Panesar and George Alagiah also added We are very excited to announce our amazing festival line-up. Names include Prime Minister Theresa May, Sir Alastair Cook, Kate Atkinson, Jojo Moyes, Paul...

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More brilliant names announced

More brilliant names announced

More brilliant names added to this year’s line up We’ve put the finishing touches to this year’s star studded festival line up and we’re very excited to reveal who will be joining the likes of Mary Berry, Kate Atkinson and Julian Clary between Saturday 28...

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Authors announced for Henley Literary Festival 2019

Authors announced for Henley Literary Festival 2019

Familiar faces, bestsellers and cookery stars at this year’s Henley Literary Festival Variety is the spice of life at Henley Literary Festival, which today announces its initial star-studded line-up of authors who will be appearing at their 13th event from September...

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World Book Day

World Book Day

Henley Literary Festival is marking World Book Day with two very special School events featuring two of our leading children’s writers. The Children’s Laureate Lauren Child, creator of Charlie and Lola and firm festival favourite returns to Henley to introduce her...

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Pop-up lunch at Phyllis Court

Pop-up lunch at Phyllis Court

A delicious treat from Henley’s pop-up restaurant, open during the Festival at Phyllis Court Club From Tuesday 2nd to Sunday 7th October, discover a relaxed pop-up food court offering flavoursome street foods. Whether you choose to eat before or after your...

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TV stars & bestselling writers join the line-up…

TV stars & bestselling writers join the line-up…

Sebastian Faulks, Rebecca Front, John Simpson, Bryony Gordon, Alex Gregory and Kenney Jones are among the latest speakers announced – plus a special post-festival event with international bestseller Jodi Picoult. Familiar faces from TV will feature alongside...

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Video: the Festival in action

Video: the Festival in action

Shot mostly at the 2018 Henley Literary Festival, this video gives an insight into the breadth and variety of what’s on offer – from history, politics, literature and science to religion, sport, comedy and more. Watch this space for news of the 2019 line-up –...

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First authors announced for the 2018 festival

First authors announced for the 2018 festival

This year’s Henley Literary Festival will be the biggest yet as it expands to nine days for the first time – and the initial wave of speakers announced includes some of the UK’s best-loved writers alongside exciting new talent. The 2018 Henley Literary...

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Russell Brand joins the Literary Festival line-up

Russell Brand joins the Literary Festival line-up

Russell Brand has been confirmed for this autumn’s Henley Literary Festival, with his new book looking at addiction, joining some of the UK’s leading novelists, broadcasters and even royalty at the October 2-8 event.   The Festival, supported by...

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Inside the Cover: interview with Craig Brown

Inside the Cover: interview with Craig Brown

As we bound towards this year’s Henley Literary Festival, a few favourite authors from this year’s line-up reveal their literary loves, top tips for writing and ones-to-watch for 2017… Here we speak to Craig Brown, who returns to the Festival in...

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Inside the Cover: interview with Samantha Shannon

Inside the Cover: interview with Samantha Shannon

As we bound towards this year’s Henley Literary Festival, a few favourite authors from this year’s line-up reveal their literary loves, top tips for writing and ones-to-watch for 2017… Rising star Samantha Shannon – who secured a major book deal aged...

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