SEE BELOW FOR THE STANFORDS TRAVEL WRITERS FESTIVAL 2020 SCHEDULE!

The Stanfords Travel Writers Festival  at Destinations: The Holiday & Travel Show offers a compelling, inspirational and entertaining talks from explorers, adventurers, historians, novelists, TV personalities and many more of the very best travel authors. Join them to be transported to far-flung corners of the world.

Entrance to the Travel Writers Festival is included in your ticket to Destinations!

STANFORDS TRAVEL WRITERS FESTIVAL 2020 SCHEDULE!

The Stanfords Travel Writers Festival 2020 Schedule is now live!

Plan your day at the Show to make sure you listen to some of our wonderful authors sharing their travel journeys, secrets and inspiration behind their hugely popular books of their unbelievable journeys! 

HEADLINE SPEAKERS

Ainsley Harriott - Ainsley Harriott: Tales from a Caribbean Kitchen - Thursday 30 January 16.00
Jung Chang - Big Sister, Little Sister, Red Sister - Friday 31 January 16.00
Dom Joly - A Short Walk Across the Lebanon - Saturday 1 February 16.00
In Conversation with Michael Portillo - Sunday 2 February 16.00
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30 Thursday January 2020
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11:00 am
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Japan 2020
11:00 to 11:45
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Robin Moul

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Matt Spiller

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Kylie Clark

30 Thursday January 2020
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12:00 pm
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Behind the Lines and Under Fire: The Inside Story of Europe's Last War
12:00 to 12:45
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Tim Marshall

30 Thursday January 2020
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13:00 pm
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The Private Life of Britain’s Cathedrals
13:00 to 13:45
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Christopher Somerville

30 Thursday January 2020
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14:00 pm
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The Last Sanctuary in Aleppo
14:00 to 14:45
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Diana Darke

30 Thursday January 2020
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15:00 pm
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Rainforest: Dispatches from Earth's Most Vital Frontlines
15:00 to 15:45
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Tony Juniper

30 Thursday January 2020
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16:00 pm
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Ainsley Harriott: Tales from a Caribbean Kitchen
16:00 to 16:45
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Ainsley Harriott

30 Thursday January 2020
31 Friday January 2020
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11:00 am
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Journeys in Desert Places
11:00 to 11:45
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William Atkins

31 Friday January 2020
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12:00 pm
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Trauma, Tragedy and Triumph on K2
12:00 to 12:45
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Adrian Hayes

31 Friday January 2020
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13:00 pm
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Walking in the Footsteps Of...
13:00 to 13:45
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Alastair Humphreys

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Jacki Hill-Murphy

31 Friday January 2020
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14:00 pm
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Round Britain in Cheese
14:00 to 14:45
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Ned Palmer

31 Friday January 2020
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15:00 pm
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Exploring the Wonders of Animal Navigation
15:00 to 15:45
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David Barrie

31 Friday January 2020
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16:00 pm
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Jung Chang
16:00 to 16:45
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Jung Chang

31 Friday January 2020
1 Saturday February 2020
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11:00 am
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So You Want to Be a Travel Writer
11:00 to 11:45
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Lyn Hughes

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Sarah Lee

1 Saturday February 2020
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12:00 pm
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The Death Zone: Everest
12:00 to 12:45
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Matt Dickinson

Writer and Film-maker
1 Saturday February 2020
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13:00 pm
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Travelling with Children
13:00 to 13:45
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Dom Tullett

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Susannah Cery

1 Saturday February 2020
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14:00 pm
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History of Britain in Maps
14:00 to 14:45
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Philip Parker

1 Saturday February 2020
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15:00 pm
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Style on a Budget: The Grand Hostels
15:00 to 15:45
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Kash Bhattacharya

1 Saturday February 2020
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16:00 pm
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Dom Joly: A Short Walk Across the Lebanon
16:00 to 16:45
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Dom Joly

1 Saturday February 2020
2 Sunday February 2020
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11:00 am
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Travels Through Russia
11:00 to 11:45
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Sara Wheeler

2 Sunday February 2020
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12:00 pm
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How to Survive
12:00 to 12:45
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John Hudson

2 Sunday February 2020
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13:00 pm
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The Next Big Thing: Top Tips for 2020
13:00 to 13:45
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Lucy Richards

2 Sunday February 2020
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14:00 pm
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An Unlikely Year in Poland
14:00 to 14:45
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Ben Aitken

2 Sunday February 2020
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15:00 pm
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Into the Deep: Exploring the Ocean Depths
15:00 to 15:45
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Jon Copley

2 Sunday February 2020
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16:00 pm
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Michael Portillo in Conversation
16:00 to 16:45
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Michael Portillo

2 Sunday February 2020

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About Stanfords

Stanfords is the UK's leading specialist retailer of mapstravel books and other travel accessories, having been established in 1853 by Edward Stanford. Our flagship store in Covent Garden, London, first opened its doors in January 1901 and can justly claim to offer the world's largest stock of maps and travel books under one roof.
 

We have been an essential first port of call for adventure and armchair travellers alike for more than a century. Our roll-call of customers past and present includes such famous names as Amy Johnson, David Livingstone, Captain Robert Falcon Scott, Ernest Shackleton, Florence Nightingale, Ranulph Fiennes, Bill Bryson, Michael Palin, and even Sherlock Holmes.Discover the full History of Stanfords.
 

For more news about Stanfords go to Twitter @StanfordsTravel, or Facebook /StanfordsTravelShop, or visit the website - www.stanfords.co.uk.

Visit their retail stores at:

7 Mercer Walk, Covent Garden, London WC2H 9FA (020 7836 1321) 

29 Corn Street, Bristol, BS1 1HT (0117 929 9966)