The Big Book Weekend – A Literary Festival in your home

The Big Book Weekend is a three-day virtual book festival that brings together the best of the cancelled British literary festivals, with a range of events ‘presented’ by the relevant festival, featuring the authors and other artists that would have appeared.  

You do need to register for this but it is free – once you register you will see a virtual ‘foyer’ click on the poster for the big book weekend and it will take you to the events.

Including authors such as Marian Keyes, Neil Gaiman, Alexander McCall Smith among many others. You can see the programme here

And register here

It has been co-founded by the authors Kit de Waal and Molly Flatt, is supported by the BBC and Arts Council England, and will take place on the online book festival site MyVLF

 Expect interviews, panel discussions, ‘in conversation’ debates, performances and interactive sessions from the biggest names in books, alongside unknown debut authors and rising talents.

There’ll be stuff for both kids and adults, festival die-hards and people who’ve never considered chatting about books in a tent. We are deeply committed to ensuring that the BBW reflects as many communities across the UK as possible, and the widest choice of reading tastes.