We regret to announce that the 2020 Richmond Walking & Book Festival has been cancelled



After very careful consideration we have decided to cancel the 2020 Festival.


Over recent weeks we have been keeping a close watch on the guidance, and as at the beginning of July we have concluded that it will not be possible to put on a meaningful and safe Festival even in a reduced format taking account of that guidance and prospects that it might change in the near future.  So the decision has been taken that we will return in 2021. We look forward to putting our efforts into something that will be interesting and invigorating for all our supporters.


2021 is the 950th anniversary of Richmond Castle and our thoughts at the moment are that, as part of our usual eclectic mix of walks and book events, we will be able to introduce a Castles and Abbeys strand to form part of the celebrations.


We are sorry if the news about this year's event comes as a disappointment and spoils plans you have already made.


And we look forward to seeing you in 2021 on the dates Saturday 18th to Sunday 26th September 2021.


If you have any queries please note that the only communications we are able to respond to are by email addressed to info@booksandboots.org


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It is with regret that we have taken the decision to cancel the 2020 event because of the ongoing constraints of the Covid-19 measures, and the...

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