New College Festival, 3-5 Nov 2022
New College Festival: Books and Belief

An array of speakers and writers from the UK and beyond will explore the fascinating relationship between literature and all aspects of belief.

Find out more including this years confirmed speakers.

Colour photo of Professor Jolyon Mitchell and Sally Magnusson in the Assembly Hall at the Winter Tales Book Festival

Check out the full programme for the New College Festival

Book festival

Keep up to date with activity from the New College Festival

Colour head and shoulders photos of Professor Alison Jack and Professor Jolyon Mitchell

Introducing the two Festival Organisers behind the New College Festival

Colour photo of the outside of Cornerstones Bookshop

Cornestone provide our popup book shop, with signed copies available from our Authors

Colour image of the Grassmarket Community Project logo

The Grassmarket will provide refreshments throughout the festival in the Rainy Kitchen café

Divinity Book Festival Miles Jupp

Winter Tales: a festival of literature, religion and the imagination

In celebration of 175 years of ground-breaking research into religion, spirituality and the arts, In December 2021 the School of Divinity at New College, hosted its first ever literary festival.

Colour photo of a camera filming a discussion between two people in the Assembly Hall

Your chance to watch all of the recordings from our 2021 Book Festival: Winter Tales