Chiswick Book Festival 2015

Next year’s Festival dates: September 15th to 19th 2016

The 2015 Chiswick Book Festival has been hailed as the best ever, with record ticket sales and great feedback. As a result, we are delighted to announce that we are able to donate £2,500 to each of our three reading charities: 

Thank you to everyone who helped make it such a success: the hundreds of you who filled our venues to capacity, the helpers, the sponsors and most of all to our fantastic authors and experts, who provided us with such stimulating sessions. And you can still engage with the Festival between now and Christmas:

– You can see the answers to our fiendish Anniversaries Quiz – and the names of the two winners – here. Congratulations to them and to Tamara Quinn who won the SofaWorkshop prize draw – winning a £150 voucher for accessories.

– You can see more Festival coverage on our news page, including several video reports from and The Chiswick Calendar and reviews by Chiswick Watch here for updates and comments and photos on Flickr and Twitter (right).

– The exhibition ‘Chiswick, The Blitz and the V2 will be going on display at other local venues, including several schools. Watch here for details on how to share it with your school pupils or other interested groups – or email

You can still download the leaflet here

– Waterstones at 220 Chiswick High Road will be selling the authors’ books in store right up until Christmas. Look for the Festival authors display.

– Chiswick Auctionswhich offered free valuations at the Festival, held a specialist Books and Manuscripts sale on September 30th. See the catalogue.

The Festival, a non-profit-making, community event, has raised well over £30,000 for reading charities over the past seven years. Our charities this year are:

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The festival is a voluntary organisation and we are always looking for support. If you would like to help or sponsor events, contact Dinah Garrett, the Festival administrator.

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