Appledore Book Festival 2021

Our 2021 Festival is now over and what a fabulous festival it was.  More than 80 events took place over ten days in either our marquee at Skern Lodge or at various venues in Appledore village.  We were privileged to welcome some of the greatest names in the literary world, along with a BAFTA and Golden Globe award winning actress, a BAFTA award winning screenwriter, eminent environmentalists, a celebrity chef, peace advocates, actors, comedians, musicians, poets, historians, broadcasters and children's authors - the list goes on.  Why not take a look at our 2021 Gallery to see our full line-up.

Pop-Up Event 2022.  In association with The Plough Arts Centre, we are holding a pop-upon Friday 25th February 2022 at 8pm.
An evening of pure escape with stories, jokes and poems from writer, poet and TV and film producer Henry Normal. Featuring favourite poems from his BBC Radio 4 series and his seven poetry collections.  Discounted tickets available for Friends of the Appledore Book Festival.  For more information please visit The Plough Arts Centre website.

Appledore Book Festival 2021 Sponsors