Welcome to Portsmouth BookFest


About The Festival:

Portsmouth has a strong literary heritage including Charles Dickens, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and HG Wells and Portsmouth BookFest continues that tradition, attracting diverse audiences to exciting events featuring popular and accessible authors.

Portsmouth BookFest is jointly organised by Portsmouth City Library Service and The Hayling Island Bookshop. There is an associated schools programme organised by Portsmouth School Library Service.

Portsmouth BookFest 2017

Portsmouth BookFest 2017 has now ended after a great year. Watch this space for details of the next festival!