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Gyles Brandreth . Bill Bryson . Ursula Buchan . Andrew Graham Dixon . Felicity Cloake . Victoria Dowd . Richard Harries . Simon Heffer .  Rukmini Iyer . Anya de Jager . Lord Patten of Barnes .  Edwin Mullins . Alice Ross . Laura Shepherd Robinson . Ian Williams

 

Gyles Brandreth . Bill Bryson . Ursula Buchan . Andrew Graham Dixon . Felicity Cloake . Victoria Dowd . Richard Harries . Simon Heffer .  Rukmini Iyer . Anya de Jager . Lord Patten of Barnes .  Edwin Mullins . Alice Ross . Laura Shepherd Robinson . Ian Williams

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September 2021 will see the launch of the inaugural Barnes Book Fest a collaboration between the Barnes Bookshop, the Friends of St Mary’s Barnes and organiser Anne Mullins. The event is also supported by the Barnes Literary Society.

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 PARTICIPANTS

Timings and venues for each event are yet to be confirmed. Please sign up to our mailing list to be informed of our final programme as soon as it is confirmed and to be first in the queue to buy tickets.

GYLES BRANDRETH

Odd Boy Out

Gyles speaks about his memoir

BILL BRYSON

A Walk in the Woods

Film screening with question & answer session

URSULA BUCHAN

Beyond the Thirty-Nine Steps

John Buchan and his work

FELICITY CLOAKE

Roasting Tin cooking

In conversation  author Rukmini Iyer

ANDREW GRAHAM DIXON

Art

Andrew talks about art and artists

 

VICTORIA DOWD

Women & Crime Fiction

In conversation with fellow crime writer Anya de Jager

RT REV LORD HARRIES

Love & faith in T.S. Eliot

SIMON HEFFER

The Diaries of Henry ‘Chips’ Channon

RUKMINI IYER

Roasting Tin cooking

In conversation with the journalist Felicity Cloake

ANYA DE JAGER

Women & Crime Fiction

In conversation with fellow crime writer Victoria Dowd

LORD PATTEN

Chris Patten in conversation with Ian Williams about his new book “Every Breath You Take: China’s New Tyranny”

ALICE ROSS

Investing to Save the Planet: How Your Money Can Make a Difference

LAURA SHEPHERD ROBINSON

Daughters of Night

The author speaks about her new book and writing historical fiction.

EDWIN MULLINS

Fake

Film screening with question & answer session about his investigation into art fraud and forgery

IAN WILLIAMS

Every Breath You Take: China’s New Tyranny

In conversation with Chris Patten