Cuckfield Bookfest 3-6 October 2019
An exciting weekend packed with authors on subjects such as comedy, royalty, mindfulness, postcard collecting, immigration, history, crime, espionage, politics, theatre, bookselling, gardening, cycling… and much more. The weekend starts with a tour of Borde Hill Garden and a talk. The literary quiz takes place at the Talbot in the evening. The annual supper at Ockenden Manor this year features Robin Ince and Hermione Cockburn on Friday night. Authors attending for the weekend sessions include Jenni Murrray, Robin Ince, Penelope Lively, John Crace, Andrew Lownie, D J Taylor, Rachel Hore and Jill Dawson. There’s a crime-writing workshop from Peter Guttridge and a delicious tea at Ockenden Manor on Sunday afternoon will be enhanced by a poetry reading from Great Scacchi.