2014



Click on the thumbnails above to view photos of the fantastic events that happened during the Appledore Book Festival 2014.

Photos by Sarah Gallifent.


Please find below a list of authors who appeared in the 2014 festival. You can visit their websites and find out more information about them by clicking the authors name.

Maya Angelou
Terry Walton
Jeremy Vine
Helen DunmoreLord David Owen
Michael Morpurgo
Jenny Molloy
Mark Horton
David CarterAnthony & Ben Holden
Alan Smith
Peter Jukes (& Martin Hickman)
Rob Barratt
Sandy Brown
Katie Fforde
Vicky Pryce
Chris Waters
Susan Swingler
Irma Kurtz
Charles Spencer
Alison Light
Dhruv Baker
Penny Junor
Rabbit Theatre
New Voices – Ben Fergusson & Lottie Moggach
Hannah Evans
Nick Arnold
Tom Clark
Tina May
Stuart Hillard
Jon Cleave
Janet Gleeson
Paul Atterbury
Reg Meuross and Jess Vincent
Ian Mortimer
Squashbox Theatre
Helen Taylor
Richard Madeley
Nadine Dorries
Peter Christie
Dr Irving Finkel
Fay Weldon


Click here to download the 2014 programme


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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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