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Stroud Book Festival
  • Subscription Rooms,
    George Street
    GL5 1AE
A 5-day literary feast for book lovers of all ages
Stroud Book Festival runs this year from 7 - 11 November.  Now in it’s third year, the Festival brings the best in new writing from some of the finest novelists, non–fiction writers, poets, children’s authors and storytellers from Gloucestershire and beyond.     We are delighted to be joined this year by Mary Portas in conversation about her new book, “Work Like a Woman”; Will McCallum Head of Oceans at Greenpeace, on how to give up plastic; acclaimed novelist, Patrick Gale, talking about his latest novel, “Take Nothing With You”. We have former Labour Home Secretary, Alan Johnson, on his memoir “In My Life”; and authors, Christie Watson and Sam Guglani. Prue Leith and Oz Clarke will both have events at the Festival, providing a fabulous foodie finale!   Events for younger readers will include acclaimed illustrators Tony Ross and Michael Foreman as well as an entire day dedicated to schools across the 5 Valleys and much, much more!   Stroud Book Festival is also proud to stage an event entitled “Refugee Tales” in support of Gatwick Detainees Welfare Group and of displaced people everywhere.

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