The 2014 Appledore Book Festival is now over. Thanks to everyone who came and to those who supported it. We hope you enjoyed the festival and look forward to seeing you all again next year. Festival dates for 2015 are September 26th to October 4th.

Bring back memories from the Appledore Book Festival 2014 by visiting the gallery page.

Friends Membership Renewals

Thank you for continuing to support ABF.

To renew your friends membership for this year you do not need to login. Your login information from last year is no longer valid. Once you have bought your membership again you will be issued with new information which will allow you to login and buy tickets later on this year. Simply purchase your membership using the buttons on the Friends Membership page and you will be emailed with your user name, you can also use this email to set your new password.

Buy a Friends Membership for this years festival – click here



"Thank you for a terrific time and such warm hospitality"

Peter Sissons

"I’m so glad to be here in dazzling sun, breathing in sea air and making friends"

Josceline Dimbleby

"Great Festival, such lovely people & so well organised. What a line up!"

Julia Churchill

"There is no friend as loyal as a book."

Ernest Hemingway

"Lovely place, lovely festival, wonderful audience."

Penny Vincenzi

Short Story Competition

Short Story Competition

Find out who the talented winners are

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