Would you like to be our Friend and help the Festival grow?

Newark Book Festival is a not for profit festival – celebrating local, regional and international literary talent. We’re looking for Friends to help support the festival, authors and the town.

Becoming a Friend of the Festival is easy and a great way to become part of the family. Benefits include: ticket offers, an invite to a VIP launch event and gatherings throughout the year, free refreshments at our Town Hall programme, book gifts, priority booking and more.

Friend Scheme Donation Platforms

Individual – £15 (Minimum)

Couple – £25 (Minimum)

To apply, please pick up a leaflet at a venue across town or simply download the Friends booking form.

We look forward to being friends soon!

Huge thank you to our 2018 Festival Friends:

Tim Rideout | Mr & Mrs Woolmer |  Mr & Mrs Bullimore | Mr & Mrs Haig | Julie Nicholson | Michael Bassey | Margaret Smith | Jackie Buxton | Celia Wightman | Gill Hart | Martin Brown | Anne Howkins | Mr & Mrs Rowe | Annie Mackenzie | Maria Hunter | Jane Hildreth | Sara Gilbert | Mr & Mrs Morley | Mrs De Moor | Lesley Lewell | Christine Parsons | Helen Sawyer | Smiths Timber | The Muskham Ferry | Rosemary Holland | Fiona Theokritoff | Catherine Devalle | Clair Robshaw