Gavin Mortimer  11.30 – 12.30pm

Gavin Mortimer 11.30 – 12.30pm

The Phoney Major The Life, Times and Truth about the Founder of the SAS with Alan Judd. Aristocrat, gambler, innovator and Special Forces legend, the life of David Stirling should need no retelling. His formation of the Special Air Service in the summer of 1941 led to...
Dame Eileen Atkins 2.30pm – 3.30pm

Dame Eileen Atkins 2.30pm – 3.30pm

Will She Do? with Richard Digby Day. This is the story of a girl from a council estate in Tottenham, born in 1934 to an electric-meter reader and a seamstress, who was determined to be an actress. Candid and witty, this memoir takes Atkins from her awkward...
March Newsletter 2022

March Newsletter 2022

Cuckfield Book Festival October 8th, 9th, 10th & 11th As always, the festival will consist of the usual mix of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, crime, politics, military, gardens and theatre.  The quiz will be there and there will be a fun-packed day for young people...

A.C. Grayling

2.30pm – 3.30pm The Frontiers of KnowledgeWhat We Now Know about Science, Historyand the Mind £12.00 per person What do we know, and how do we know it?What do we now know that we don’t know?And what have we learnt about the obstacles to knowing more? In a time...
August Newsletter 2021

August Newsletter 2021

Would you like to be our Friend? The first thing to ask is have you become a Friend of Cuckfield Book Festival yet? Please do consider it as you will be helping the festival enormously – we are non-profit making and rely on ticket sales and sponsorship to fund the...