Lincoln Book Festival

Returning to Lincoln in October, this annual literary festival celebrates the finest history writing and historical fiction.

Lincoln Book Festival is committed to honouring the rich heritage of the city of Lincoln by delivering a literary festival with history at its heart that appeals to audiences of all ages.

Every year, the festival aims to offer a varied and interesting programme with a core of history writing and historical fiction.

This is complemented by a variety of different literary genres and formats, including children’s and young adults’ fiction, journalism and contemporary fiction, along with workshops, competitions and family events.

What’s On

The following authors will be at the Lincoln Book Festival this year, discussing their latest releases:

  • John Robb
  • Sharon Bennett Connolly 
  • Philippa East and Harper Ford
  • Daniel Pietersen and Dr Jen Baker
  • Alex Gerlis and Neil R. Storey
  • Christy Lefteri
  • Guy Mankowski
  • Bethany Walker and Emily-Jane Clark

Tickets for Lincoln Book Festival 2023 are available now.  All events take place at the Lincoln Museum (formerly The Collection) on Danes Terrace, Lincoln.

Times and ticket prices for each event vary – check for more details.