You can watch our online events on demand here.

The Digital Programme – On Demand.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, Todmorden Book Festival delivered a digital programme of free events in 2020. View the previously streamed events below.


You can use automatic captioning for all our on-demand events. To enable the automatic captioning, click on subtitles/captions on the right side of the screen below each video. Please note that these automatic captions are generated by machine learning algorithms, so the quality of the captions may vary.

Andrew McMillan: Pandemonium

First streamed on: Friday 6 November, 7.30pm

Jonathon Porritt: Hope in Hell: A decade to confront the climate emergency

First streamed on: Saturday 7 November, 2pm

Walking the Watershed Landscape: In partnership with the Kramblers

First streamed on: Sunday 8 November, 2pm

Farming in Changing Times: With Todmorden Farmers SJ Clegg and Sandra Sutcliffe

First streamed on: Saturday 14 November, 7.30pm