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

Thank you to everyone who attended the Festival last July! We had a great 2 days, with 54 artists, 20 stallholders, 17 volunteers and over 2300 visitors – if you would like to see photos please do visit our Facebook page @newarkbookfest 

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 will be 13th-15th July and we will be exploring the theme of Landscapes in Literature – from gothic, to locations, the wilderness and magical worlds – programme details will be revealed in April and we can’t wait to welcome you to the festival!

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, Tallents Solicitors (Sponsors of our Children’s & Young Person’s Programme), Duncan & Toplis, Creative Apostrophe, Trigger Press and Karrot Entertainment.