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It is with regret that owing to the COVID-19 outbreak (CORONAVIRUS)

the festival has been cancelled.

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ALL EVENT PASS - Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd March 2020


SATURDAY 21st March 2020

ALL DAY PASS - Saturday 21st March 2020

Saturday 21st March 11.15 – 12.30 Norman Baker …And What Do You Do?: What The Royal Family Don't Want You To Know

Saturday 21st March 12.45 - 14.00 Simon Heffer Staring at God: Britain in the Great War'

Saturday 21st March 14.15 – 15.30 Lord David Howell Look Where We’re Going: Escaping the Prism of Past Politics

Saturday 21st March 15.45 – 17.00 Theodore Dalrymple False Positive: A Year of Error, Omission and Political Correctness in the New England Journal of Medicine

Saturday 21st March 17.15 – 18.30 Jack Straw The English Job: Understanding Iran and Why It Distrusts Britain
Saturday 21st March 18.45 – 20.00 Tom Watson Downsizing: How I lost 8 stone, reversed my diabetes and regained my health

SUNDAY 22nd March 2020

ALL DAY PASS - Sunday 22nd March 2020


Sunday 22nd March 9.45 - 11.00 Polly Toynbee and David Walker The Lost Decade: 2010-2020, and What Lies Ahead for Britain

Sunday 22nd March 11.15- 12.30 John Hemming People of the Rainforest: The Villas Boas Brothers, Explorers and Humanitarians of the Amazon

Sunday 22nd March 12.45-14.00 Ken Livingstone Livingstone's London: A Celebration of People and Places

Sunday 22nd March 14.15 – 15.30 Lord Tugendhat in conversation with Asa Bennett A History of Britain Through Books: 1900 - 1964

Sunday 22nd March 15.45 – 17.00 Asa Bennett Romanifesto

Sunday 22nd March 17.15 - 18.30 Steve Richards The Prime Ministers: Reflections on Leadership from Wilson to May

Sunday 22nd March 18.45 – 20.00 Alison Weir Six Tudor Queens: Anna of Kleve, Queen of Secrets