Festival launches schools programme

Julian ClaryThis year’s festival features for the first time a series of exclusive events for schools. The programme includes appearances by Julian Clary, pictured right, and David Roberts; Polly Faber and Clara Vulliamy; Martin Brown; and John Dougherty.

Click here for more details and for booking information for schools.

New speakers added to the public children and young adult programme include teen ambassador and Radio 1 agony aunt Gemma Cairney,  Geek Girl author Holly Smale, and Winnie the Witch author/illustrator Korky Paul.

View the full children and young adult programme.