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)

Family – £30 (Minimum) – To include up to 2 adults and 3 children under 16

Golden Membership – £100 (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 2019 Festival Friends:

Christine Chapman | Ruth Berry | Alison Loydall | Mr & Mrs Bullimore | Keith & Jennifer Fairbrother | Susie & Katie Chambers | Anne & David Swarbrick | Bridie Munton | Julie Nicholson | Margaret Smith | Mr & Mrs Woolmer | Sara Gilbert | Manon De Moor | Gill Hart | Ann Berry | Gemma Till | Mr & Mrs Haig | Clair Robshaw