This year’s Festival will run from September 10th to 14th 2015. Watch here and on Twitter for updates. If you would like to help, or suggest authors or books, please contact Dinah Garrett, the Festival administrator, at email@example.com.
These are some of the distinguished authors who have spoken at the Chiswick Book Festival in its first six years:
The Chiswick Book Festival brings authors and readers together, through a love of books, in aid of charities. Speakers have included Michael Morpurgo, Kate Mosse, Antony Beevor, Michael Palin, Jacqueline Wilson, Max Hastings, Anthony Horowitz, Antonia Fraser, Claire Tomalin, Lucy Worsley, Clare Balding, and Street Cat Bob. See our A to Z of Chiswick Book Festival authors. You can see a selection of photographs here.
The Festival is a non-profit-making, community event. In its first six years it has raised over £30,000 for the three charities below, all related to reading,
- RNIB Talking Books Service and Books for Children
- InterAct Stroke Support
- The Letterbox Club, part of the Book Trust,
and for St Michael & All Angels Church, Bedford Park which hosts the Festival, just two minutes from Turnham Green tube station.