Althorp line-up finalised

News - Festivals Wednesday, 08 August 2018

Bernard Cornwell, Dan Snow, Peter Frankopan and Prue Leith amongst authors on the bill for October's Althorp Literary Festival

Running from the 5-7 October at Earl Spencer's stately home, the festival is set to host over 30 bestselling authors, writers, entrepreneurs and thought-leaders. Speakers include Prue Leith, Dan Snow, Dan Jones, Bernard Cornwell, Peter Frankopan, Paddy Ashdown, Julian Fellowes, Alan Johnson, Rowan Pelling and Sir Chris Bonington.

The event is being held in partnership with Clarendon Fine Art and The Week, with further support from Theodore Alexander, Brights of Nettlebed, Waterstones, and The Hawthorns Northampton.

The festival, now in its fifteenth year, also features pop-up retail outlets, falconry displays, live poetry readings and a variety of food and drink vendors offering fine wines, champagne, curated gin, coffee and street food.

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