TICKETS ON SALE! 2nd - 11th July 2021 Our Festival is in a new summer slot with the chance to spread yourselves outside a bit more than usual. Most events will be taking place in or around a Spiegeltent in the Abbey Grounds – with its fabulous vintage feel it will be the perfect home to experience our usual line up of top-notch authors, thinkers and poets. Explore our Festival Programme. NEW Children’s Festival We are delighted to introduce the Gillian Dickinson Trust Children's Festival - a magical festival to entertain and inspire young minds. Expect live theatre, circus and comedy alongside a whole host of authors and storytellers. Explore our Children's Festival Programme. We look forward to welcoming you in July!