Andrew Graham Dixon .  Michael Morpurgo . Gyles Brandreth . Richard Harries . Simon Heffer .  Edwin Mullins .  Aled Jones

Andrew Graham Dixon .  Michael Morpurgo . Gyles Brandreth . Simon Heffer . Virginia McKenna . Edwin Mullins . Aled Jones

February 2021 will see the launch of the inaugural Barnes Book Fest a collaboration between the Barnes Bookshop, the Friends of St Mary’s Barnes, the Barnes Literary Society and organiser Anne Mullins. In a weekend of talks and screenings some of Britain’s best writers will be giving an insight into the way they work and the subjects that fascinate them.

OUR PROGRAMME

ALED JONES

 

Everyday Blessings: Inspirational Words of Comfort & Hope

 

St Mary’s Church, Barnes

ANDREW GRAHAM DIXON

 

How to picture art

Followed by book signing

 

St Mary’s Church, Barnes

GYLES BRANDRETH

 

 Theatrical Anecdotes

Followed by book signing

 

St Mary’s Church, Barnes

MICHAEL MORPURGO

Film Screening

‘Waiting for Anya’

Followed by Q&A 

The Olympic Cinema, Barnes 

 

 

SIMON HEFFER

Staring at God

Followed by book signing

 

St Mary’s Church, Barnes

 

  

RICHARD HARRIES

 Love and Faith in T S Eliot

Followed by a signing of his latest books:

Haunted by Christ: Modern Writers and the Struggle for Faith

Seeing God in Art: The Christian Faith in 30 Images 

St Mary’s Church, Barnes

EDWIN MULLINS

Film Screening ‘Fake?’

An investigation into the claim that one of the world’s great paintings was a fake.

Followed by book signing

 St Mary’s Church, Barnes