2nd - 11th July 2021

You'll find our Festival in a new summer slot with the chance to spread yourselves outside a bit more than usual.  Whatever the weather we hope you’ll join us to celebrate our return.

Most events will be taking place in or around the 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 the Hexham Book Festival Programme. 

NEW Children’s Festival 

For 2021, we are delighted to introduce the Gillian Dickinson Trust Children's Festival - a magical festival to entertain and inspire young minds. With live theatre, circus and comedy alongside a whole host of authors and storytellers there is something for everyone. 

Explore the Children's Festival Programme and School Festival Programme

We look forward to seeing you in July!