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Derby Book Festival

Derby Book Festival

Derby Book Festival celebrates the joy of books and reading for all ages and interests, with a programme featuring great writers, poets, historians, politicians, illustrators, storytellers and musicians.

Each year we welcome internationally celebrated, best-selling authors as well as a broad range of local writing talent and include an exciting children, families and educational programme.

There’s something for everyone with topics ranging from cycling to cricket, railways to real ale and birding to board games!

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An evening of poetry with Rupinder Kaur and Nafeesa Hamid
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This event is promoted by Derby Libraries and Derby Book Festival, Derby LIVE are pleased to act as a ticket agent More

Edward Lear's Stuff and Nonsense
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Enjoy an audience with Mr Edward Lear, King of the Nonsense Rhyme and Loopy Limerick! Allow him to entertain you with tall tales… More

Strictly Sherlock
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Strictly Sherlock

Wed 5 Jun

After the terrific success of The Singular Exploits of Sherlock Holmes, we return with this follow-up stage play. More

Genre Fluid with Dan Webber
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Genre Fluid is the culmination of three years of writing, touring and performing at various events and festivals across the country. More

Iestyn Edwards: My Tutu went AWOL
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On the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar, Iestyn Edwards, Bass Baritone, sang at the naval supper on HMS Victory and met… More

Family Day: A Day of Dragons
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This year’s Derby Book Festival Family Day has an exciting Dragon theme. to More