The Berwick Literary Festival team is delighted to announce free access to sessions from our 2020 Festival via YouTube.

Many followers who missed out on talks at the online and free 2020 Festival have asked if there’s anyway they can see recorded versions.

The good news is that our tech team has beavered away to present 16 of our 19 sessions from last year’s online and free festival for you to enjoy whenever you like.

The sessions and our YouTube link are all below. But before you disappear into Lit Fest catch-up heaven, make a note of Berwick Literary Festival dates for next year as well as our other fab Autumn Festivals.

Available in Berwick Literary Festival’s 2020 YouTube box set:

Harry Baker – I Am 10,000 (Performance Poetry)

Brian Ward – Frederick Douglass and abolitionism in the North East (History /Politics)

Kathy Tiernan – Lindisfarne to Durham: St Cuthbert in Northumbria (Historical fiction)

Jessie Greengrass in conversation with Dr Nolan Dalrymple (Literary Fiction)

Jen Gale – The Sustainable(ish) Living Guide: small changes that make a big difference (Nonfiction/Environment)

Alex Larman – The Crown in Crisis: the untold story of abdication and its participants (History/Politics)

Steve Richards – The Prime Ministers: reflections on leadership from Wilson to Johnson (Nonfiction/Politics/History)

Stephen Green – The Human Odyssey: the search for universal values (Nonfiction/Philosophy/History)

Stuart Cosgrove – Cassius X: a legend in the making (Nonfiction/History/Politics)

Ursula Buchan – Did we really dig for victory? (History/Gardening)

Pauline Beaumont – Bread Therapy: the mindful art of baking bread (Nonfiction/Wellbeing)

John Sadler & Rosie Serdiville – Dunbar to Durham: Britain’s Trail of Tears (History)

Shaun Bythell – Seven kinds of people you find in bookshops (Fiction/Memoir)

Simon Boyd – Eyewitness: an Englishwoman’s journey from Northumberland to the Russian Revolution (History)

Wilson’s Tales – Intoxicating Tales (Poetry/Performance/Storytelling)

Ann Thwaite – An extraordinarily interesting life (Biography)


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