2012



Click on the thumbnails above to view photos of the fantastic events that happened during the Appledore Book Festival 2012.

Photos by Sandra Yeo.


Please find below a list of authors who appeared in the 2012 festival. You can visit their websites and find out more information about them by clicking the authors name.

Chivenor Military Wives Choir
Anthony Browne
John Lewis-Stempel and Jim Wight
Ruth Rendell
Jeremy Vine
Multi-storey Theatre
Victoria Eveleigh
Recluse Film
George Carey
Penny Junor
Patrick Gale
Julie Summers
Nicci French
Ben Kane
Monty Halls
Martin Bell
John Riddington-Young
Elizabeth Buchan
Andy Powell and David Carter
Rodric Braithwaite
Sarah Gristwood
Les Barker
Veronica Henry
Chris Waters
Ginny Bailey and Dr Sally Flint
Victoria Eveleigh
Helen Taylor
New Voices – Carol Rifka Brunt, Emylia Hall, Shelley Harris
Rosie Millard
Lesley-Ann Jones
Mark Stevenson
Helen Rappaport
Francesca Kay
Fiona Phillips
Martin Hickman
Andrew Lambert
Paul Torday
John Gordon Sinclair
John Challis
Rosie Boycott
Peter Christie
Anthony Gibson
Sue Hennessy


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    • Jeremy Paxman and Jeremy Vine in conversation tonight. The seventy second and last event of the 2017 Appledore book festival.  What an amazing way to finish. 
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    • The fantastic Pat Hadley-Smith who as well as making sure the festival runs smoothly also organises the  schools' programme,  which manages to reach over thirty schools. 
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    • Some of the ladies from the Riverside support group for North Devon hospice who have ran the festival cafe this week. A massive thank you to them for all their hard work and good humour. 
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    • The Appledore book festival Cafe run in aid of the North Devon Hospice has done Stirling work keeping our guests and visitors well fed this week. 
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    • Andrew Cooper being interviewed by Lyn Callaghan in the Author's Yurt. 
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    • Appledore.
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    • Part of the brilliant Appledore book festival team: Lyn Callaghan, Brooke Phillips and Mick Kavanagh. 
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    • Our wonderfully entertaining patron Jeremy Vine. 
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    • Some of Becky Bettesworth's amazing work on show today. 
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    • Alex Preston's 'As Kingfishers Catch Fire'. #appledorebookfestival #bookstagram #goodreads #amreading  #books #booksandbirds #alexpreston
    • Alex Preston preparing for his talk on his beautiful book 'As Kingfishers Catch Fire'. #appledorebookfestival #bookstagram #booktour #goodreads #amreading #birds #birdsinliterature #booksandbirds  #alexpreston
    • Our amazing festival artist Becky Bettesworth signing copies of her work to a very appreciative Appledore audience. 
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