Principal Sponsor Brooks Macdonald

From 6 November • Taunton • Somerset

Welcome to the 7th Taunton Literary Festival, an exciting programme of events, presented by Brendon Books, Taunton’s independent bookshop.

As in previous years the festival will be jam-packed with book talks, performances and workshops. Look out for events as they become available. A full programme of events will be available from 1 August but many events can be booked in advance as they become available. See below.

The festival runs from 6th November and we look forward to seeing you there.

Some of the events featured last year

David Owen

Cabinet's Finest Hour

Keggie Carew


Philip Eade

Evelyn Waugh, a Life Revisited

Prof Michael Smith

Shackleton: By Endurance we Conquer

Dawn Westcott

Wild Stallion Whispering

Nicola Tallis

Crown of Blood

Tickets for the events are available to purchase directly from Brendon Books or online via Ticket Source below.

Also, please see associate events at the bottom of the page where tickets should be purchased direct from the venue.

Events (including pre-festival events)

Associate Events

Event Sponsors:

Bath Place Taunton Somerset TA1 4ER
01823 337742