Steve Richards 10am – 11am

Steve Richards 10am – 11am

The Prime Ministers We Never Had Success and Failure from Butler to Corbyn. Was Harold Wilson a bigger figure than Denis Healey? Was John Major more ‘prime ministerial’ than Michael Heseltine? Would David Miliband have become prime minister if it were not...

Tim Marshall

11.30am – 12.30pm   The Power of Geographywith Ian Moss £12.00 per person If you want to understand what’s happening in the world, look at a map.Tim Marshall’s global bestseller Prisoners of Geography showed how every nation’s choices are limited by mountains,...

Literary Quiz 2021

Literary Quiz 7.30pm for 8pm • The Queen’s Hall Once again, a local book group has provided a fascinating selection of quiz questions for what is now the legendary Cuckfest literary quiz. Tables are for six people but no need to come in a group of six as we can...
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...

April 2018 News

Cuckfest 2018 is now well underway and the organisers have had a fascinating few weeks, looking for possible speakers. We’ve been to literary events in bookshops, heard potential speakers at literary clubs and attended book festivals. And we are always on the lookout...