Borders Book Festival

The line-up for this years Borders Book Festival, which will run from June 11 until June 14, has been announced.

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New food events at Borders Book Festival

This year's Borders Book Festival will see new food events added to the mix, including an "eat your words'" marquee.

Organisers are claiming this year's line-up, which was announced yesterday, will be the biggest in the festival's history.

The programme is set to include a celebration to mark the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland.


Borders Book Festival reveals 'biggest programme ever'

Andrew Marr will join the line-up for the first time this year Credit: ITV Border

Brewin Dolphin Borders Book Festival has revealed its 2015 programme today.

The festival takes place in Harmony Garden in Melrose and will run from Thursday 11 to Sunday 14 June.

Speakers set to return to the festival this year include

  • James Naughtie
  • Peter Snow
  • Rory Bremner
  • Sally Magnusson
  • Christopher Brookmyre

But the festival will also see some new guests join the line-up for the first time, including

  • Patricia Hodge
  • Celia Imrie
  • Andrew Marr
  • Jonathan Miller
  • Dom Joly
  • Michelle Mone
  • Terry Waite.

Organiser claim this year will be the biggest line-up the festival has seen.

We’re proud to present our biggest, most diverse and most tasty Book Festival programme ever.

"We can, hand on heart, say there is something to entertain everyone over the weekend, whether its opera, politics, adventure, history, cookery or simply superb fiction."

– Alistair Moffat, festival director
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