Category Archives: Clapham Book Festival


Sponsorship Shout Out

Sponsors, advertisers, all those businesses out there which want to associate themselves with a quality festival of reading and literature – we need you! Clapham Book Festival is into fundraising mode. Thus far our main sponsor has been This is … Continue reading


It’s just so Clapham…..

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‘It’s just so Clapham round there,’ said Dave from Streatham, my colleague on the Clapham Book Festival stall at Saturday’s Old Town Fair. He’d just been for a wander around.  ‘All children and dogs… didn’t they call part of Clapham … Continue reading


Clapham Old Town Fair

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It’s only a week until this year’s Clapham Old Town Fair and the Clapham Book Festival’s latest outing. As in the previous two years we have a stall (the stall is called Clapham Writers, the charitable body which organises the … Continue reading


Out of the Hat

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The final, happy action from 2018’s Clapham Book Festival was to draw the name of the lucky winner of our prize raffle. Many of the management committee gathered, most appropriately, at The Windmill on the Common last Wednesday evening to … Continue reading


Sunday in the Park with Books

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So, are women better at writing thriller/crime novels than men? The consensus on Saturday’s panel at the Clapham Book festival events at the Lambeth Country Show was that there isn’t a gender difference, both can be excellent, though there often … Continue reading