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Matt Frei

Tuesday 17 October - 6 pm  
Tickets £10, students £6

Matt Frei spent eleven years working in Washington DC first for the BBC and for Channel Four, interviewing five American Presidents, including Donald Trump when he was still flirting with a run at the White House. Last year he spent much of his time back in the US covering the election campaign and making no fewer than five documentaries about Trump and his voters. He also delved into Trump's fascinating family background and is working on a documentary looking at links between Trump and Russia.  
 

Daisy Goodwin

Tuesday 17 October - 8.00pm

Tickets £10, students £6

Victoria: a novel of a young queen
Scriptwriter for the acclaimed ITV series, and author of the bestselling My Last Duchess, Goodwin has drawn on Queen Victoria’s diaries, to bring to life the early years of this formidable woman's reign. 

Andrew Martin - Lunch with the Author

Wednesday 18 October - 12pm for 12.30pm
                                          2pm talk in the marquee 
Tickets  Lunch + Talk £24.00

Night Trains: The Rise and Fall of The Sleeper
This is the story of a lifelong love affair with night trains and a lament for their passing.

Night Trains: The Rise and Fall of The Sleeper
Night Trains: The Rise and Fall of The Sleeper

 

Andrew Martin

Wednesday 18 October - 2pm
Tickets £10, students £6

Night Trains: The Rise and Fall of The Sleeper
This is the story of a lifelong love affair with night trains and a lament for their passing.

Rafael Klein

Wednesday 18 October - 4.30 pm
Tickets -  Free event

Rafael will be giving an illustrated talk about his exhibition in the Cathedral and on his artists book

 

Joanna Moorhead

Wednesday 18 October - 6.00 pm

Tickets £10, students £6

The Surreal Life of Leonora Carrington
Leonora Carrington was the last surviving member of the Surrealist movement of the 1930s.
 

June Sarpong

Wednesday 18 October - 8.00pm  
Tickets £10, students £6

Diversify   EVENT CANCELLED 

Diversify explains how easy it is, often unknowingly, to exclude those who seem different, and how these exclusions can negatively impact our social interactions. Diversify is more than a book: it's a challenge to all of us to calculate scientifically our discriminative views in order to conquer them and so stop 'otherising'.
 

Dr Scilla Elworthy - Lunch with the Author

The Simon Loveday Memorial Event
Thursday 19 October - 12pm for 12.30pm  


Lunch with the Author
Tickets  Lunch + Talk £24.00

The Business Plan for Peace: Making a World without War Possible 
We need individuals like Dr Elworthy to start the work of preventing war … This has been my personal dream for many years’ – His Holiness the Dalai Lama 
 

David Goodhart

Thursday 19 October - 6.00pm
Tickets £10, students £6

The Road to Somewhere: The Populist Revolt and the Future of Politics
David Goodhart, founding editor of Prospect magazine, who now works for the Policy Exchange think tank, and one of the most distinctive voices in British politics today, has a theory to account for the Brexit vote, the election of Donald Trump, the decline of the centre-left, and the rise of populism across Europe. 

 

Fergal Keane

Thursday 19 October - 8.00pm  
Tickets £10, students £6   SOLD OUT

Wounds - A Memoir of Love and War
How does the act of killing 'for a cause' reverberate through generations? Fergal Keane's story of murder and betrayal that tore a town apart is an attempt to find the answer.

Graham Tomlin - Lunch with the Author

Friday 20 October - 12pm for 12.30pm
                                  2.00pm talk in the marquee 
Tickets  Lunch + Talk £24.00

Luther's Gospel: Reimagining the World

Dr Tomlin, Bishop of Kensington, discusses the significance of Luther's work today, providing an insight into ways of approaching contemporary issues such as sex, freedom, prayer and evil through the beliefs of a man whose ideas still speak creatively to the modern world.
 

Graham Tomlin

Friday 20 October - 2.00pm  
Tickets £10, students £6

Luther's Gospel: Reimagining the World

Dr Tomlin, Bishop of Kensington, discusses the significance of Luther's work today, providing an insight into ways of approaching contemporary issues such as sex, freedom, prayer and evil through the beliefs of a man whose ideas still speak creatively to the modern world.


 

Rebecca Fraser

Friday 20 October -  5pm  
Tickets £10  Student £6

The Mayflower Generation – The Winslow Family and the Fight for the New World
Rebecca Fraser's book about the Mayflower sheds new light on a family caught up in all the perils of crossing the ocean and settling in the wilderness.

Michael and Anne Heseltine

Friday 20 October - 6.30 pm
Tickets £10, students £6

Thenford: The Creation of an English Garden
Michael and Anne generously allow us to share their joy as they rediscover and grow their own specialist garden.
Thenford: The Creation of an English Garden

 

Owen Sheers

Friday 20 October - 8.00pm  
Tickets £10, students £6

The Green Hollow
The Green Hollow, commissioned by the BBC to mark the 50th anniversary of the Aberfan disaster, is a lyrical re-telling of the disaster in the voices of survivors, rescuers and villagers today. At this event Owen will read extracts and discuss the writing of this work, which has been nominated for a BAFTA and will be published by Faber & Faber in 2018.
The Green Hollow

 

Rowley Leigh and Peter Gordon in conversation with Caroline Waldegrave

Saturday 21 October - 10.30 am  
Tickets £10, students £6

Peter Gordon and Rowley Leigh in conversation with Caroline Waldegrave 
 

Helen Rappaport

Saturday 21 October - 12.00 pm  
Tickets £10, students £6

In conversation with Jamie Coomarasamy 

Caught in the Revolution : Petrograd 1917

Malcolm Guite

Saturday 21 October - 1.30 pm  
Tickets £10, students £6

A Visionary Landscape: Coleridge in the West Country 

Harriet Harman

Saturday 21 October - 3.30 pm  
Tickets £10, students £6

Interview with Lois Rogers

A Woman’s Work

Professor Stephen Westaby

Saturday 21 October - 5.30 pm  
Tickets £10, students £6

In conversation with Dr Rachel Clarke ​
fragile lives - A Heart Surgeon’s Stories of Life and Death on the Operating Table

 

Helen Czerski

Saturday 21 October - 7.30 pm
Tickets £10, students £6


Storm in a Teacup : The Physics of Everyday Life 
Helen Czerski is a renowned physicist and popular broadcaster with the enviable knack of bringing complicated physics to life through everyday objects. 

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