Gladfest returns for 5th year with award-winning, internationally-renowned and breakthrough writers including TV historian Diarmaid MacCulloch (All Things Made New: The Reformation), multi award-winning author Sarah Perry (The Essex Serpent), broadcaster Sally Magnusson (Where Memories Go: Why Dementia Changes Everything), writer and editor Lauren Elkin (Flâneuse), journalist and biographer Kathryn Hughes (Victorians Undone), Francesca Haig (The Forever Ship) and BBC Official Historian Jean Seaton(Pinkoes and Traitors).

Gladfest also welcome a number of the country’s brightest breakthrough talents including Dan Richards (Climbing Days), Natasha Pulley (The Bedlam Stacks), Joanna Cannon (The Trouble with Goats and Sheep) and Tara Guha (Untouchable Things), and there’ll be an exclusive rehearsed reading of their new adaptation of Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya from Theatr Clwyd.

Across the festival weekend there will be a free-entry Market Place filled with local designers and contemporary crafts, a bookstall stocking reads from festival speakers (with the opportunity to get them signed), and the Food for Thought café open throughout the festival for delicious homemade hot and cold food.

Tickets: Weekend Tickets are priced at £55, Day Tickets at £30 and Workshop Tickets at £40. Individual event tickets are priced from £7. 

For more information visit Gladfest website.