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All sessions should last one hour. Sessions will begin promptly, so please be seated 5 minutes before due start time. Please switch off all mobile/electronic devices. Tickets will be available at the festival welcome desk over the weekend (depending on availability). Payment by cash only.


Sessions will take place in the Great Hall, the Recital Room and the VLR (in the library). All venues have disabled access. The Recital Room and the VLR are on the 1st floor and have lift access. If you have any concerns about your mobility in the unlikely event of an emergency please speak to one of the stewards before the session starts.

Accessible toilets are located in the library building.

We are sorry that the school does not have a hearing loop. 

Pubs and Restaurants in Bloxham

The Joiners Arms - food served 6pm - 9pm
Old Bridge Road, Bloxham OX15 4LY  01295 720223

Bloxham Fish Bar - open 4:30pm - 9:30pm
High Street, Bloxham - 01295 722343  

Elephant & Castle 
Humber Street, Bloxham   01295 720383


Church House Bookshop will run a bookstall throughout the weekend in the main building, with a great selection of speaker books and other titles. Author signing sessions will also be here - full details of these will be at the welcome desk. To order speaker books or find out more visit or call us on 0845 017 6965 (Mon-Fri, 9:30am - 5pm).

Payment by cash or card. Unfortunately we are not able to accept book tokens.

Time to Spare

If you have an hour or two to spare between sessions, we recommend:

  • School library - open all weekend and offers comfortable seating to read the paper or relax in quiet. (No food or drink please.)
  • St Mary's Church - the 198ft spire of this beautiful medieval church dominates the landscape for miles around. The church will be open to view throughout the weekend. Find out more here.
  • Bloxham Museum - next door to St Mary's, the museum will be open all weekend. The current exhibition showcases war memorabilia from the local area.
  • Bloxham village - offers a pleasant stroll along the high street with several attractive local pubs. You can find more information about the local area at and