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North Cornwall Book Festival

When is the North Cornwall Book Festival?

The North Cornwall Book Festival is taking place from 22 to 25 September 2022.

What to expect from the North Cornwall Book Festival

The festival’s unique selling point is intimacy, with venues small enough that you can really feel you’ve met the author. 

This September, everyone’s favourite Cornish boutique book festival is back at St Endellion! The North Cornwall Book Festival, curated by international best selling author Patrick Gale, has launched its 2022 programme and it may be the most exciting yet. Expect an incredible line up of authors, including Kate Mosse, Kit De Waal, Jasper Fforde and Esther Freud, and evening concerts by Gwenno and performance poets Inua Ellams and Vanessa Kisuule.

Located in the peaceful hamlet of St Endellion (near Port Isaac), the festival has a dazzling selection of talks, performances and workshops that you won’t want to miss out on! Come for the day and enjoy our beautiful surroundings, delicious food and drink, and festival market.

Authors from across Cornwall and beyond will be there to tell tales, discuss and entertain. Over the years, authors have included Philip Marsden, Anna Pavord, George Alagiah, Amanda Craig, Lamorna Ash and Lisa Woollett, plus many more.

How to get to the North Cornwall Book Festival

Travel with GWR to Bodmin Parkway train station. From there, it’s a taxi or a bus to St Endellion. 

Things to do in the area

Bodmin Parkway provides access to Bodmin Moor as well as the Camel Trail. Bodmin is home to the new Bodmin Jail Experience and the Bodmin Jail hotel. It is also the gateway to Cornwall hotspots, including Port Isaac, Padstow, Polzeath and Rock.