Chiswick Book Festival

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The Chiswick Book Festival brings authors and readers together through a love of books. Previous speakers (above) include Lucy Worsley, Michael Palin, Street Cat Bob and Clare Balding. They are listed in our A to Z of Chiswick Book Festival authors, from Bryan Appleyard, Clare Balding and Lynn Barber to AN Wilson, Michael Wood, Lucy Worsley and Peter York. You can see a selection of photographs here.

Thanks to everyone who made the 2014 Chiswick Book Festival such as success.  You can read all about it here. Do join us this year – the Festival will run from September 10th to 14th 2015. Watch here and on Twitter for latest updates. If you would like to help at this year’s Festival, or suggest authors, or have books considered for discussion, please contact Dinah Garrett, the Festival administrator, at

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 (above left) which hosts the Festival, just two minutes from Turnham Green tube station.

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