Welcome to Newark Book Festival, a weekend literature festival situated in the historic market town of Newark-On-Trent.

 Newark Book Festival aims to celebrate books, authors and the word through an exciting, engaging programme from author events to panels, crime fiction, contemporary, history and a children’s programme. Taking place at venues across the town. The festival will fire your imaginations, challenge and inspire you and present the very best in literature and the arts.

The dates for 2018 are 13th-15th July and we will be exploring the theme of Landscapes in Literature – from gothic, to locations, the wilderness and magical worlds. All tickets for Festival events will go on sale from 30th April.

The Festival Box Office is Newark Palace Theatre – they are open 7 days a week, 10-5pm and you can book tickets by calling in to say hello, phoning on 01636 655755 or online via our programme links for each event.

To discover more about Newark and to book accommodation for your visit to the Festival, please visit www.visitnewarkandsherwood.info

Huge thanks to all of our 2018 funders and sponsors in helping making the festival a reality – the Arts Council of England, Newark and Sherwood District Council, Newark Town Council, Newark Area Arts and Leisure Foundation, Nottinghamshire County Council, Tallents Solicitors (Sponsors of our Children’s & Young Person’s Programme), Duncan & Toplis, Creative Apostrophe, Trigger Press, Aura Business Centre, Ambitions Personnel and Karrot Entertainment.