Buckingham Litfest 2017 announces highlights

News - Festivals Tuesday, 07 March 2017

Louise Doughty, Roger McGough, Chris Patten among stars

Louise Doughty, Jacqueline Wilson, Peter James, Roger McGough, Chris Patten and John Bercow will be among the stars at the 2017 Buckingham Literary Festival (30 June to 2 July).

The festival will feature a "How to..." publishing strand for new and aspiring writers (including a trip to Lightning Source/Ingram Spark's factory, based in nearby Milton Keynes), a literary tea, and an open air production of A Midsummer Night's Dream.

The festival is the initiative of Christopher Woodhead (MD of University of Buckingham Press), with volunteers including Mike Bryan (formerly Penguin), Heather Adams (HMA Literary Agency) and Vivienne Wordley (ex-Foyles).


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