A WEEK TO GO TO OUR FIRST ONLINE CUCKFEST

Perhaps you are reluctant to go out and about in these frustrating days when we have been asked to stay at home and avoid mixing with crowds. Despite enjoying Bookfest for the past three years, you have decided it isn’t for you in 2020. Well, now the festival is...

Festival Update

For so many people these past few months have been a time of huge anxiety and fear and we appreciate that to some, having a book festival is perhaps a low priority.  But for others, we hope that the thought of a weekend of stimulating and live events is much needed to...
October Newsletter 2020

October Newsletter 2020

STOP PRESS! Here is an update on the programme and when tickets will be available. The programme will be on the website on Saturday 3rd October – www.cuckfieldbookfest.co.uk – where details of each event will be given via the What’s On tab. To ensure that...
September Newsletter 2020

September Newsletter 2020

Writing in The Spectator in August, Andrew Marr said: ‘I’ve been regretting the absence of the physical book festival not least because my own book Elizabethans comes out in October … I want to talk abut it relentlessly. Virtual conversations don’t have anything like...
June Newsletter 2020

June Newsletter 2020

When the first Cuckfield Book Festival 2020 newsletter was produced in early March, none of us could possibly have dreamt that life was about to change beyond all recognition with the arrival of Covid-19.  I’m sure like me, you can hardly remember the days when we had...
March Newsletter 2020

March Newsletter 2020

We do hope everyone is aware that the book festival is a little later this year – November 12th – 15th . This is because the Queen’s Hall is not available for our usual weekend. But we’ll still have a packed few days and being a little closer to Christmas, it will be...