Chiswick Book Festival

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Thursday 13 – Saturday 17 September

Various locations in Chiswick. To be announced nearer to date.

2018 is the 10th Chiswick Book Festival. Over the ten years since it started in 2009 it has grown exponentially in size and reputation, with festival programmes full of household names talking about a wide variety of genres. The Chiswick Book Festival takes place over a long weekend in September. Most of the events are held in St Michael & All Angels Church, either in church itself or the Parish Hall, with others in nearby venues such as Arts Ed and the Tabard Theatre. The launch event is held at Chiswick House.

In recent years the festival has welcomed:

2017: Jeremy Vine, Clare Balding, David Baddiel, Hunter Davies, Jo Malone, Nicholas Crane, Maggie O’Farrell, Oz Clarke, Elizabeth Buchan, Peter Hennessy, Robin Lustig, Anne Sebba, Sarah Outen, Martine Wright, Harry Mount, John O’Farrell, Jill Dawson, Marcel Theroux, Craig Oliver, Shrabani Basu.

2016: Andy Hamilton, Shappi Khorsandi, Janet Ellis, Dame Jacqueline Wilson, Cressida Cowell, Daisy Goodwin, AN Wilson, Paula Hawkins, SJ Watson, Andrew Gimson, Alison Weir, Hugh Sebag-Montefiore, Rebecca Rideal, Jancis Robinson, Hugh Johnson, Mark Lawson.

2015: Mary Portas, Tim Marshall, Andrew Biswell, Sir Vince Cable, Ferdinand Mount, Sir Max Hastings, Sonia Purnell, Colette McBeth, Erin Kelly, Jane Casey, John Torode, Matt Haig, Cathy Rentzenbrink, Helen Lederer, Helen Brocklebank.


To view the This is Chiswick page on Chiswick Book Festival go here.

To view a gallery of images of Chiswick Book Festival go here.

View the festival director, Torin Douglas MBE’s profile here.

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