Literature Festival is well under way and so we've created our list of what NOT to miss in the final weeks!
Luke Wright – The Toll
Join Fringe First Award winning poet Luke Wright - and his eclectic range of characters - on a journey through the flat-roofed pubs and the couches of Brexit Britain this Friday! Described by Patti Smith as “cool poems” and the New Scotsman as “Visceral, poignant, and riotously funny”, Luke Wright is an up and coming poet not to be missed!
Isobel Charman – The Zoo: The Wild and Wonderful Tale of the Founding of London Zoo
Isobel Charman takes her audience to the “First Zoo in History” in her epic tale of the first twenty-five years of The London Zoo. Meet characters from Charles Darwin to Queen Victoria against an adventurous backdrop of the might of the British Empire at a time of scientific and naturalist discovery.
Described as “A deeply researched, terrifically entertaining exploration of the London Zoo “through the eyes of some of the people who made it happen”, make sure you don’t miss tickets to an evening which will not disappoint!
Judith Flanders – Christmas: A Biography
As the evenings turn colder join renowned historian Judith Flanders on an exploration of the nation’s favourite festival. Flanders delves back in time, investigating all aspects of Christmas from rowdy traditions and over consumption to the 1914 Christmas Truce and wrapping paper.
Packed through with legends, myths and the origins of familiar traditions, Flanders talk is bound to get you into the festive spirit equipping you with Christmas Dinner talking points and perhaps new traditions to bring to your family table.
Limited tickets still available for James Hayes: Shouting in the Evening and Clover Stroud: The Wild Other Recovery and Loving in the Wild
Tickets can be purchased HERE