Special bonus event featuring BBC Broadcaster and art historian JAMES FOX.
Drawing together global stories of history, art and science, James reveals the meanings attached to colours we see around us, and how they’ve shaped our culture and imagination. He shares his book The World According to Colour – Friday 9 June, 7pm.
LUKE JENNINGS is the creator of the acclaimed Killing Eve novels, which were adapted into award-winning BBC series starring Jodie Comer and Sandra Oh. He shares his new novel #PANIC on Saturday 10 June 10.30am.
Regency expert, novelist and playwright CATHERINE CURZON offers a window into the real world of Bridgerton – one of the world’s most popular period dramas. She is appearing on Saturday 10 June, 1pm.
RACHEL JOYCE is the author of many international bestsellers including The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry (film released April). She introduces her latest novel Maureen Fry and the Angel of the North Saturday 10 June, 3pm.
Acclaimed author and journalist MADELEINE BUNTING takes us on a journey around England’s coastline with her latest work The Seaside, which begins in Scarborough.
Her event is on Saturday 10 June at 5pm.
Former Home Secretary and raconteur ALAN JOHNSON is the prize winning author of a memoir trilogy. He discusses his second fast paced thriller One of our Ministers is Missing on Saturday 10 June, 7.30pm.
THE REVEREND FERGUS BUTLER-GALLIE is a bestselling author and priest. Come and listen to his wickedly entertaining tales of life as a young priest – from his memoir Touching Cloth – on Sunday 11 June, 10.30am.
Obsessed by orchids since childhood, BEN JACOB is on a mission to save Britain’s rarest flowers. Ten years ago he became The Orchid Outlaw to rescue endangered plants from extinction. Ben shows us how to save our orchids on Sunday 11 June, 1pm.
Bestselling author JENNY COLGAN has won various writing awards and sold more than nine million copies of her work worldwide. In 2015 she was inducted into the Love Stories Hall of Fame. Jenny introduces her new novel The Summer Skies, alongside Linda Green on Sunday 11 June, 3pm.
-photo credit Kajsa Goransson
LINDA GREEN is the bestselling author of ten novels including One Moment, a Radio 2 Book Club selection. She discusses her latest work In Little Stars – a modern day Romeo and Juliet set against a divided northern England- with Jenny Colgan Sunday 11 June, 3pm.
Writer, broadcaster and journalist STUART MACONIE is familiar to millions. He shares his new book The Full English – in which he travels the length and breadth of the country following the footsteps of J B Priestley’s English Journey.
He is appearing Sunday 11 June, 5pm.
-photo credit Andrew Key