Friday 21 – Sunday 23 October 2016
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Fri 30 September 2016|more for Friday

Val McDermid
Fri 30 Sep
Tickets on sale from 12 noon on Friday 17 June. At this special pre-festival event we are honoured to welcome best-selling crime author Val McDermid who will be discussing her career and introducing…
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Wed 05 October 2016|more for Wednesday

Clare Balding
Wed 05 Oct
Pre-Festival Schools Event. Schools are invited to join author, national treasure and broadcaster Clare Balding for inspirational stories and family entertainment to mark the publication of her very…
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Fri 21 October 2016|more for Friday

Sir Ranulph Fiennes
Fri 21 Oct
Sir Ranulph Fiennes was, with Charles Burton, the first man to reach both poles by surface travel and, with Mike Stroud, the first to cross the Antarctic Continent unsupported. In the 1960s he was…
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Miles Jupp: Songs Of Freedom
Fri 21 Oct
Astronauts. Regrets. The sexes. Social Media. Hipsters. Poo. Rage. Medicine. Manners. Identity. Lost stuff. Other stuff. Miles Jupp, (Stand-up, actor, writer, thinker, father, husband, worrier,…
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Sat 22 October 2016|more for Saturday

Joe Swift
Sat 22 Oct
Tickets on sale from 12 noon on Friday 17 June. Joe is a familiar gardening face having been a regular presenter on BBC Gardeners World since 1998. He also anchors The BBC coverage of The Chelsea…
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Alan Carr In Conversation
Sat 22 Oct
Tickets on sale from 12 noon on Friday 17 June. The much loved comedian and TV star will be discussing his new book, Alanatomy: Inside Nature's Giant. Following on from his 2008 memoir, Look Who It…
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Sun 23 October 2016|more for Sunday

Mark Watson
Sun 23 Oct
Following his recent stand-up show at The Octagon it's a pleasure to welcome Mark Watson back to talk about his writing career and his new novel, The Place That Didn't Exist. Apart from selling out…
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Alison Weir
Sun 23 Oct
Tickets on sale from 12 noon on Friday 17 June. The lives of Henry VIII’s queens make for dramatic stories. In her new novel, the first in a series of six, Alison Weir tells the poignant story of…
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Fourth Annual Yeovil Literary Festival Coming Soon! 16 Mar 2016
The Octagon Theatre is delighted to announce that following the succes...

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David Solomons Wins Waterstones Children's Book Prize 18 Mar 2016
  We are delighted that David Solomons has won the Waterstones C...

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