Britain’s Best Literary Festivals

Country Life website has featured Henley Literary Festival in its list of "Britain's Best Literary Festivals". The article named Henley Literary Festival as among the best festivals to visit this year, and drew attention to speakers who will be present at the Festival this year, including Jane Hawking and Lt Gen Sir Barney White-Spunner. Read the full article here. 2 May, 2015, Country ... read more

Brian Blessed and Vince Cable join Henley Literary line-up

Actors Brian Blessed, Virgina McKenna and Glynis Barber will appear alongside politicians including Vince Cable at this autumn’s Henley Literary Festival. Tickets for the event, running from Monday, September 28 to Sunday, October 4, will go on sale later this month. The Henley Literary Festival takes place at venues across the town and the latest additions to the line-up join previously announced speakers including Jane Hawking, Gyles ... read more

What’s On: Henley Literary Festival line-up

The Henley Literary Festival will be returning for its ninth year with more than 170 talks, Q&As, performances and workshops. From events on cookery and current affairs to show business and sport, to guest speakers including Ranulph Fiennes and bestsellers like Deborah Moggach - there's something for everyone.   Read the full article here 22 July 2015, Get ... read more

Daily Mail Festival Preview

The Henley Literary Festival has become one of the most exciting literary events in the country and this year’s line-up boasts some of the biggest names from film, TV, politics, religion and, of course, fiction. Speakers at the festival, which runs from September 28 to October 4 and is sponsored by the Daily Mail, include Brian Blessed, Princess Michael of Kent, Sue Perkins, Melvyn Bragg and Rachel Johnson, as well as bestselling novelists ... read more

Literary Festival tickets now on general sale

Latest additions to the line-up include Max Mosley in conversation with Anne Robinson, Prue Leith, a look back at the coalition with Norman Baker, Ann Treneman and Polly Toynbee, Ralph Steadman, a special Downton event at Fawley Court. Also on the bill is David Nobbs, Emma Kennedy and Robin Esser in conversation with Michael Parkinson. They join previously confirmed speakers including Brian Blessed, John Sentamu, Sue Perkins, Ella Woodward ... read more