Sci-fi festival returns to Derby venue

Edge-Lit, Derby’s annual festival of science-fiction, fantasy and horror, returns for 2016 on Saturday, July 16.

Organisers have confirmed three authors as headline guests of honour for its fifth event at QUAD, Derby.

The 2016 Guests of Honour are Alastair Reynolds, M John Harrison and Emma Newman, they will be joined by more authors of fantasy, science-fiction and crime for a full day of activities including workshops, panels and readings, aimed at both writers and readers of genre fiction.

Edge-Lit 5 takes place from 10am until the evening. Tickets are £30 and include access to all sessions plus an event goodie bag. For more information, or to book tickets, visit