Books will be on sale after each event from our book-selling partner West End Lane Books.

Tickets for the live in person events at The Henrietta Barnett School can be purchased below. 

  • Each live event ticket is £10, unreserved. Under 25s can attend for £7.50 per live event.

  • All events will be viewable online from  2 July. Individual recorded events are £5 each.  



  • Online Pass - An online pass is available to view all recorded events for £25, saving up to £20 if events purchased individually. 

  • Free Tea or Coffee and Cake - Buy tickets for 3 or more live in person LitFest events on Saturday or Sunday and get a free tea or coffee and cake in the LitFest Cafe. 

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26 June 2022


The Henrietta Barnett School
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Charlotte Mendelson
Charlotte Mendelson

The Exhibitionist

Bridget Galton

A family meet to mark their egotistical father’s new art exhibition after a gap of several decades. The artist believes this will finally establish his reputation. The gathering, however, unexpectedly becomes a catalyst for family turmoil, revelations and decisions.

A dazzling, hilarious, sad and sexy exploration of toxic marital and family dynamics, Charlotte’s newest novel explores art and vanity, stifled ambition and queer desire, sacrifice and freedom.

Novelist Sarah Waters calls the book “a devastating treat of a novel – funny, furious, dark and delicious”.

Author Daisy Buchanan writes: “It is simultaneously elegant and propulsive - every single sentence is arrestingly powerful. This book is beautiful but also funny, furious and wild in its rage”.

Charlotte’s earlier work earned much success. When We Were Bad was named book of the year by the Guardian, Observer, Sunday Times, New Statesman and Spectator.

She is in conversation with Ham & High features editor Bridget Galton.

Ticket Options:


In Person Event - £10 - Ticket to attend the LitFest event at The Henrietta Barnett School. Public Sales open on 25 April.


View Event Recording - £5 - Ticket to view a recording of a single event. Recordings will be posted online on 2 July.


LitFest Pass - All Recordings - £25 -Ticket to view all 9 LitFest recordings to be posted online on 2 July, saving up to £20.