Chorlton Book Festival 2021


Chorlton Library, Manchester Road, Chorlton, Greater Manchester, M21 9PN
Secondhand book sale at Elizabeth Gaskell's House


The 16th Chorlton Book Festival offers an eclectic line-up of readings, talks, poetry and family-friendly fun.

We'll be joined by authors Paul Tudor Owen, Caroline England, Jonathan Swinton and Karline Smith. We find out about breaking into the world of erotic fiction with Pamela DeMenthe and we've an electric night of spoken word at the Edge Theatre with LIVEwire, presented by Nymphs & Thugs.

We've outstanding poetry from The Manchester Poets, featuring Copland Smith and Tony Roberts, and we celebrate the launch of a new poetry anthology by the brilliant Flapjack Press. Stories of our Lives is our inter-generational writing project and we'll meet writer and artist duo Andrew Simpson and Peter Topping, who will talk about their route to publication. 

All events are will be free to book on Facebook Live or Live Webinar.

Map & Directions

Opening Times

Open (19 Sept 2021 - 25 Sept 2021)

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