Our events in beautiful, historic Cambridge venues
Gentle walk times from the box office
The Old Divinity School, Cambridge
The Cambridge Union
Palmerston Room, St Johns College
The University Arms, Cambridge
Babbage Lecture Theatre
We want everyone to have a wonderful time.
All of our venues are wheelchair accessible with accessible toilets. If you require assistance or would like to reserve a seat in a specific area, please let us know as soon as possible.
We also reserve seats for D/deaf, hard of hearing, and visually impaired audience members. Please let us know in advance of your event.
Carers accompanying registered disabled members of the audience are entitled to a free ticket. Please let us know as soon as possible if you require a free carer ticket.
Guide, helping and hearing dogs are very welcome.
If you have any questions or additional access needs, please don’t hesitate to drop us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are completely committed to providing the best possible experience for everyone online as well as offline.
If there is anything you find that doesn’t work for you, please let us know and we will do whatever we can to make your digital experience optimal.
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Parking and transport
As well as several NCP car parks across the city centre, there are also five Park and Ride sites located on the main routes into the city. For details see: www.cambridgeparkandride.info
If you are coming by train, the station is a 20-minute walk from the city centre and our venues. There are frequent buses and taxis too. Regular trains connect London to Cambridge from Kings Cross St.Pancras and Liverpool Street. There are good services from Ely and King’s Lynn, Bury St Edmunds, Norwich and Ipswich. Services from the North connect via Peterborough.
If you prefer to travel by bus visit www.stagecoachbus.com or www.thebuswayinfo.
Trust – award-winning non-fiction magazine from Baillie Gifford
Baillie Gifford are long-term supporters of the festival and dedicated supporters of UK literary events.
Trust is full of insightful articles about innovations that are transforming the way we live and work. Through features on pioneering companies and conversations with visionary authors, readers can find out first-hand about the sources of disruption in our fast-changing world. You can also access regular literary-related giveaways and exclusive author interviews.
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