Online registration is now open for the Marlborough LitFest’s virtual Big Town Read, the flagship LitFest event in this year’s reduced festival programme.

Book your place for Saturday 26 September at 6 pm with bestselling author, Louise Doughty in conversation with journalist and broadcaster, Alex Clark about her latest bestselling crime novel, ‘Platform Seven’. The event, hosted by Faber & Faber, is free and will include live questions to the author from the audience via an online chat facility.

Please register for the LitFest Big Town Read here.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar on Saturday 26 September from 6pm – 7pm.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, this year’s Marlborough LitFest will not take place in its usual form but is continuing its outreach programme, running activities for the community including free author talks for local primary schools as well as competitions for all ages.

For updated Festival information, please visit the website.

The Marlborough LitFest would like to thank its lead sponsor Brewin Dolphin and its events sponsors: Hiscox Insurance, William Golding Limited, Marlborough College, St Francis School, and Marlborough.news, as well as Hamilton Trust, Katharine House Gallery, The Arts Society Kennet & Swindon, Haine and Smith, The White Horse Bookshop and Wiltshire Life for their continued support to the festival.