2013



Click on the thumbnails above to view photos of the fantastic events that happened during the Appledore Book Festival 2013.

Photos by Sarah Gallifent.


Please find below a list of authors who appeared in the 2013 festival. You can visit their websites and find out more information about them by clicking the authors name.

Chivenor Military Wives Choir
Ruth Padel
Jeremy Vine
David Carter
Andrew Miller
Barry Norman
Forkbeard Fantasy
Chris Chapman
Margaret Evison
Kate Adie
Simon Pearson
Julie Summers
Pam Ayres
Carole Seymour-Jones
Peter Snow
Mukti Mitchell
Giles Milton
Kate Humble
Les Barker
Peter Keene
Ginny Baily and Dr Sally Flint
Ruth Rogers
Kate Furnivall
Ben Kane
Natasha Solomons
Deri Rundle
Michael Caines
Jim Ring
Tina May
Jo Colwill
New Voices – Lucy Clarke, Gavin Extence, ML Stedman
Keith Lodwick
Michael Dobbs
Lynda La Plante
Veronica Henry
Jonathan Dimbleby
Piers Dudgeon
Michael Palin
Peter Christie
Roy & Lesley Adkins
Ann Widdecombe
Richard Madeley & Judy Finnigan


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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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