Make a Donation

Donate to Newark Book Festival

Whether it’s £5 or £500, your donation goes directly towards supporting the book festival and our outreach and community activities, this includes:

The main Festival in July, including free events for families and our local schools’ programme including author-run events. This year we aim to engage with over 1200 local children!

Young Journalists Academy – for primary & secondary children interested in pursuing careers in journalism

Community outreach, including pop-up festivals in rural locations with local heritage partners

 “I just wanted to share what an absolutely amazing and inspirational day we had….What a brilliant opportunity!” – Local primary school teacher


Rhubarb Theatre Newark Castle Children

Become a Friend

Show your continued support Newark Book Festival each year by becoming a Festival Friend. Enjoy priority booking with your membership and much more.

Young Ambassadors

Become a Volunteer

We are looking for aspiring new volunteers of all ages to join Newark Book Festival and help behind the scenes and at our events.