Of Women

Hear about inspiring women, including aviation trailblazer Wally Funk, the first female British MP Nancy Astor, and scientist, philosopher and novelist Margaret Cavendish.

Explore the Festival


View our packed programme of over 200 events.

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Find an event that's right for you from our 16 broad themes.

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Focus Days

Several days during the Festival are focussed on individual topics.

Festival Focus Days

Plan your visit

Make the most of your visit with our guide to venues, travel and more.

Plan your visit