Festival Highlights 2018

What a Festival! We’ve enjoyed listening and meeting all our speakers, contributors and seeing our audience enthralled #CharlestonFestival – let us know your favourite moments!

Click Here for Video Highlights – currently including How to Survive a Plague with David France

Charleston Festival May 18th 2018. Ali Smith. photo. penelope fewster

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What's on

Charleston Festival 2019 17 May - 27 May
Charleston Festival 2019

30 years of books, ideas and creativity at Charleston

05 JunTalk
Kit Kemp at Charleston

Charleston and Much Ado Books present an evening with internationally acclaimed interior designer, Kit Kemp at Charleston.

08 Jun
Queer House Tours Launch

Queer Bloomsbury presents an LGBTQ+ day of celebration and the launch of our new queer house tours.

22 Jun - 23 Jun
Designer & Makers Fair

Beautiful and unique wares from the finest designers and makers in the South.


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