New College Festival, 2-4 Nov 2023
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.

This year's confirmed speakers include Alister McGrath, Ayesha Chaudhry, Kathy Galloway, Eve Poole, Allegra Goodman, Alistair Moffat, Merryn Glover and Em Strang. 

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three authors chat on the stage

Only in its second year the New College Festival of Books and Belief attracted authors from around the world

Cornerstone Bookshop

Colour photo of the outside of Cornerstones Bookshop

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

Visit: Cornerstone Books

Colour head and shoulders photo of Professor Alison Jack

Introducing Professor Alison Jack, the Director behind the New College Festival

Colour image of the Grassmarket Community Project logo

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

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