When is the Herts Book Festival?

The Herts Book festival is a two day event taking place on Saturday 7th May 2022 and Sunday 8th May 2022.

Where are Herts Book Festival events?

We are currently negotiating access to Hertford Castle grounds and the Ware Priory. More information on this soon.

Is there car parking on site?

There is no parking on site. Parking is available throughout each respective town as free on street parking or in nearby municipal car parks.

Are there public transport links?

Yes, Hertford East and Hertford North railway stations are on the main lines for services from London and within walking distance to the centre of town. Ware railway station is also on the main lines for services from London and within walking distance. 

Regular bus and train services run between Hertford and Ware as well.

Are dogs allowed on site?

Yes dogs are allowed, as long as they are kept on a lead.

Can I bring my own food and drink?

You may bring a limited amount of food and non-alcholic drink to the event, however these may not be taken into any venue where food and drinks are being sold.

Can I bring my own alcohol?

You are not permitted to bring alcohol onto the sites. This is a condition of our licence.

What about Covid?

The event will be managed in accordance with all current UK government guidelines. 

Start and Closure times 

10:00 – 16:00 on both days. 

Photography/ Video disclaimer

Please be aware that the organisers of this events will be taking photos and videos throughout both days.

These photographs/videos will be used in publications or other media material produced, used or contracted by Herts Book Festival including but not limited to: brochures, publications, magazines, newsletters, invitations, television, website, social media, etc.

To ensure the privacy of individuals and children, images will not be identified using full names or personal information without written approval from the photographed subject, parent or legal guardian.

If a person does not wish to have their image recorded for marketing purposes, please make your wishes known to the organisers.

By participating in the Herts Book Festival event or by failing to notify the organisers of the event, in writing, that you would not like to be photographed, you consent to your voice, name, and/or likeness being used, without compensation, for exploitation in any and all media.

Any person or organization not affiliated with Herts Book Festival may not use, copy, alter or modify photographs, graphics, videography, or other similar productions or recordings without advance written permission of an authorised designee from Herts Book Festival.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.