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Essex Book Festival

Essex Book Festival (EBF) is one of the highlights of Essex’s cultural calendar. Each March it hosts 60+ events in over 30 venues across the County, including theatres, libraries, schools, universities, through to cafes and art galleries.

Montage of headshot of EBF contributors


To book tickets for the Essex Book Festival, click here, or for more information, visit the Essex Book Festival website.

Contributors include: A L Kennedy, Adam Hamdy, Adrian Green, Aga Lesiewicz, Alan Johnson, Alison Weir, Aliya Whiteley, Alys Fowler, Ann Cottrell, Annabel Abbs, Anya Lipska, Ben Markovits, Beth Underdown, Brix Smith Start, Charles Beck, Christopher Priest, Clare Pollard, David Young, Derek Adams, Essex Police Museum, Essie Fox, Fiona Cummins, Frances Fyfield, Helen Barrell, Ian Sansom, Iestyn Edwards & The Hosepipe Band, James Henry, James Runcie, Jem Lester, Jennie Murray, Jerry Toner, Jill Paton Walsh, Jim Kelly, Karen Maitland, Karola Gajde, Kimberley Chambers, Leila Abu El Hawa, Liz Trenow, M R Carey, Maggi Hambling, Mark Hardie, Marla Szymiczowa, Nicci French, Oggy Boytchev, Oliver Balch, Phil Terry, Philip Webster, Piers Torday, Rachel Lichtenstein, Robin Brooks, Ros Porter, Rosie Sandler, Sarah Hilary, Sarah Moss, Sarah Perry, Sarah Wise, Sheila Mitchell, Simon Brett, Sophie Hannah, Syd Moore, The League of Essextraordinary Gentlemen, The Reading Agency, Will Ashon, Wioletta Greg

Please note: These events take place at venues around Essex. Check the Essex Book Festival website for full details of each event.


Festival 4 Offer

This year we are offering four tickets for the price of three on selected events. Just add the events to your basket and the discount will apply automatically.


Looking for an event not listed here?

Some tickets are sold by other venues – please see the Essex Book Festival website for details.

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