All our events are free + unticketed
Lighthouse events start at 1.00pm and last for 30 minutes
Golden Hare events start at 6.30pm and last for one hour
with Fairlight author Elizabeth Mac Donald and CEO Louise Boland
Fairlight Books, based in Oxford, are producing distinctive literary fiction using quality writing and beautiful book design. We welcome CEO Louise Boland and Fairlight author Elizabeth Mac Donald.
with Tramp author Sarah Henstra, co-founder Sarah Davis-Goff and UK Publicity Director Laura Waddell
The first of two special panel events at Golden Hare featuring Irish small-but-mighty press Tramp. With publishers Sarah Davis-Goff and Laura Waddell and Tramp author Sarah Henstra (The Red Word).
with authors Marina Warner and Kirsty Logan
Marina Warner and Kirsty Logan both explore fairytale and myth in their fiction and nonfiction. What happens when these two writers come together? We imagine pure magic...
with performers Rosie Garland + Jane Bradley + Jamie Thrasivoulou
open mic slots available
MC’d by Claire Askew & Dominic Stevenson
Listen Softly is our beloved monthly poetry night, creating a supportive and relaxed atmosphere for performance. Featuring Rosie Garland, Jane Bradley and Jamie Thrasivoulou + open mic slots!
with author Richard Williams
What if cities are less about conscious aesthetic planning and more about social, cultural and political processes? Author Richard Williams discusses his research into cities with broadcaster Timandra Harkness.
with contributors Amna Salem, Mariam Khan and Nadine Aisha Jassat
It’s Not About the Burqa is a stunning new anthology of writing by Muslim women whose voices are still habitually pushed to the fringes. The book is the perfect introduction to a wide range of hugely talented contemporary writers that we can all seek out and enjoy in their solo pursuits as well! We’re thrilled to welcome 3 contributors to explore passions, projects and platforming beyond the collection! Join us to hear from Poet Nadine Aisha Jassat, screenwriter Amna Saleem, and the editor and essayist Mariam Kahn.
signing with author Robin Stevens
We're delighted to welcome children's author Robin Stevens to Golden Hare Books for the second Book Fringe in a row! She’ll be signing books to celebrate the publication of Top Marks for Murder, the eighth mystery in her brilliant and bestselling Murder Most Unladylike series.
with authors David Gange & Dan Richards
Two authors discuss very different journeys: historian David Gange (The Frayed Atlantic Edge) kayaked from Shetland to the Channel; Dan Richards (Outpost) went in search of far-flung outposts throughout vast landscapes.
with performers Niall Campbell, Romalyn Ante & Declan Ryan
MC’d by André Naffis-Sahely
MC’d by Ambit poetry editor André Naffis-Sahely, we celebrate 60 years of Ambit poetry. Featuring 2019 Forward Prize-shortlisted Niall Campbell, debut poet Romalyn Ante and Faber New Poet Declan Ryan.
with editor André Naffis-Sahely
André Naffis-Sahely comes to discuss Heart of a Stranger, a chronicle of the condition of exile from ancient Egypt to the present day through fiction, nonfiction and poetry, featuring writers like Naquib Mahfouz .
with hosts of Have You Ever? podcast
An evening celebrating nature writing classic The Living Mountain by Nan Shepherd. Hosted by Rowan Morrison and Svein Clouston from Have You Ever? podcast.
With guest Erlend Clouston, Nan’s literary executor.