Biography

We’re off! Day one: notes and quotes

7 December, 3:47 am

First stop for me at this year’s Festival is Diarmaid MacCulloch’s Thomas Cromwell: a fresh look. I’m a huge fan of Hilary Mantel’s epic Wolf Hall trilogy, which miraculously breathes…

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Let’s celebrate words!

7 December, 3:47 am

Berwick Literary Festival – The Friendly Festival in a Walled Town – commences on October 14 2021. We’re celebrating words – written, spoken, performed – with a fascinating and wide-reaching programme with all live, online events FREE – including Gordon Brown, Salley Vickers, William Dalrymple and Hollie McNish

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Thursday: quotes of the day

7 December, 3:47 am

Hearing and seeing writers talk about or perform their work is always a great privilege. They have such interesting things to say. Biographer Ann Thwaite told some brilliant anecdotes today.…

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Day one: poetry, biography history

7 December, 3:47 am

Still time to book for events later today. Online and free: register via the Festival website.

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Ann Thwaite, biographer: An extraordinarily interesting life

7 December, 3:47 am

Register for free for this event – Click here Eminent biographer Ann Thwaite joins the 2020 online and free Berwick Literary Festival on Thursday 15th October at 4pm. Her work includes…

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