Events

Man Booker Prize 2013

The prize, which celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2008 after launching in 1969, aims to promote the finest in fiction by rewarding the best novel of the year written by a citizen of the United Kingdom, the Commonwealth or the Republic of Ireland.To main

East Neuk Festival

This annual festival provides high quality live music and events with something for everyone to enjoy. While the focus is on classical music, the festival also presents jazz, folk and world music. There are also art exhibitions, films and literature e

Edinburgh International Book Festival 2013

The annual book festival welcomes 800 authors to 750 different events from the 10th to the 26th August. It aims to bring readers and writers together for entertainment and discussion

Brighton Festival

Welcome to the 47th annual Brighton Festival - a three week celebration of music, theatre, dance, circus, art and film that takes place in venues both familiar and unusual across Brighton & Hove. Brighton Festival is an innovative commissioning and pr

Comic Art Festival - The Lakes

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival is modelled on the European comic festivals rather than comic conventions that UK audiences are more familiar with. The aim is create an ‘en fete’ atmosphere, making the whole town part of the festival. T

Treasury - Southbank Centre

Magical and disturbing in equal measure, 'Treasury' is a programme of poetry, performance and music, featuring original work by acclaimed contemporary Liverpool-based writers and artists. These include Catherine Butterworth (performance), Eleanor Rees

London Literature Festival

Literary stars join us at Southbank Centre this season at two prize-reading events – the 2013 Man International Booker Prize Readings and the Women’s Prize for Fiction Readings. Celebrated biographer Claire Tomalin presents five lectures on literar

Bring on the prizes: Mantel wins the Costa Book of the Year

Hilary Mantel continues to set records after her book Bring Up the Bodies became the first work to win the Costa Book of the Year as well as the Man Booker Prize.

Bring on the prizes: Mantel wins the Costa Book of the Year

Hilary Mantel continues to set records after her book Bring Up the Bodies became the first work to win the Costa Book of the Year as well as the Man Booker Prize.