Dr David Starkey - Six Wives: The Queens of Henry VIII
Musical evening show casing local talent
Dame Zandra - Rhodes Fifty Years of Fashion
John Dickie - Italy’s Mafias: How did they evolve? How powerful are they today?
Martyn Whittock - Mayflower Lives: The People behind the Legend
Geoffrey Gudgion - Book Launch: Draca Jack’s
Simon Bainbridge - “His Great Idol”: William Wordsworth & John Milton
Paul Kent - P G Wodehouse: The Comedy that is Tragedy
Andrew Lownie - The Mountbattens: Their Lives and Loves
Linda Hart - Dorothy Parker: Men, Misery and Mirth
Dr Helen Fry - Latimer House during World War II
David Crystal - Let’s Talk about Conversation
Denise Beddows, Tony Kent & John Marley - Crime Pays Discussion Panel
Chloe Wong - Florence Nightingale: Her Life & Legacy
Nicholas Foxton - Writing a Life: Autobiography and Place
Andrew Mikolajski - Gardens of Tudor England
Jane Robinson - Ladies Can’t Climb Ladders: The Adventures of Women Pioneers in the Traditional Professions
Ryan Thwaites - Vaccines: What are they and how do they work?
Lester Hillman: Three Cheers for the Regent’s Canal
Andrew Lownie -Welcome to the Festival followed by: "Stalin’s Englishman: the Lives of Guy Burgess"