Critically-acclaimed Rhum and Clay present a darkly comic story told in their visually unique and highly inventive style, using a mixture of stunning imagery and humour to tell an unforgettably touching story about finding light in the darkest of places.
Love, Sex and Other Foreign Policy Goals is Jesse Armstrong’s debut novel. Jesse has written some of Britain’s best loved TV and movie comedy: Peep Show, Fresh Meat, Babylon, Four Lions, The Thick Of It and In The Loop.
Although still an undergraduate, Megan Beech has already published a poetry collection, When I Grow Up I Want to be Mary Beard, and is a winner of the Poetry Society's national youth slam, SLAMbassadors.
Matt Haig writes novels, screenplays and children’s books. Reasons to Stay Alive explores mental illness, turning the spotlight on to depression and anxiety. Matt is a boundary-breaking author: don't miss the opportunity to meet him.
Exploring the place of CSR in different economic, social, political, and managerial contexts, Professor Jeremy Moon considers the many positives, but also challenges, that CSR can present for companies, societies, and governments worldwide. A free, half-hour lecture.
The hugely talented and award-winning author, Petr Horáček, will be creating a live window display in Jaffe and Neale. Petr’s bold and imaginative illustrations captivate children worldwide. Don’t miss seeing how this incredible illustrator works.
Join authors Hannah Beckerman, Rowan Coleman and Clare Mackintosh, to discuss our obsession with peeking behind closed doors, and to consider why the role of the mother is such a pivotal one for writers - and their readers.
Charles Sheppard introduces the history and wonder of coral reefs as well as revealing the impact of their loss should our conservation efforts fail. These vibrant and fascinating ecosystems need our help. A free half-hour lecture.
Life as a Poet in Residence takes you all sorts of places, in Kate Fox’s case it includes Radio 4's Saturday Live, Glastonbury Festival and the Great North Run. Hear Kate’s hilarious stories and, of course, her poems about these residencies.
Catherine Mayer, editor-at-large for TIME, and Penny Junor, the seasoned royal biographer, meet to discuss the lives of two of Britain's most famous, but private royal men: Prince Charles and Prince Harry.
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Presenting an insight into the challenges of life in Europe between 500-1500, Miri Rubin looks at kingship and family, agriculture and trade, groups and individuals and the legacies they left the modern world. A free half-hour lecture.
Polly Toynbee and David Walker bring their new and devastatingly incisive analysis of the past four years of coalition right into the Prime Minister’s constituency to discuss what they see as an alarming reversal in social progress – nothing short of a revolution.
Want to unlock the secrets of success when writing for children and teens? Then come along to this workshop, run by children's author Tamsyn Murray, and find out everything you need to know about about this competitive but rewarding market.
Following the huge success of their debut show The Government Inspector, celebrated Oxfordshire company Flintlock Theatre bring their signature high-energy storytelling to this re-imagining of Cervantes’ classic, Don Quixote. A fast, furious romp!
Described by The Guardian as ‘a brilliant emerging company’, Oxfordshire based Idle Motion use innovative staging, physicality and multimedia to interweave the dramatic stories of photographs undeveloped, scattered and unearthed. This is a story about the photographs that outlive our memories.
Academy Award nominee Ralph Fiennes (The English Patient; Oedipus at the National Theatre) stars in this exhilarating reinvention of Shaw’s witty, provocative classic. Streamed live from the National Theatre!
Bob Harris first became known as the face of the 1970s live music TV show The Old Grey Whistle Test and continues to be a household name today with his shows on BBC Radio 2's The Bob Harris Show and Bob Harris Country.
Gypsy Fire’s brand new ‘Acoustic Spectacular’ theatre show propels you on a fabulous musical journey through style and time. Featuring the award-winning jazz violinist Ben Holder, gypsy guitarists Will Barnes and Stuart Carter-Smith and the outstanding double bass of Paul Jefferies..
Eliza Carthy and Tim Eriksen are two of the most respected voices in traditional folksong, both true entertainers, both wearing their hearts on their sleeves. Together they form a powerhouse duo that is, hilarious and heartbreaking, intense and joyful.
Virtue and vice, transcendent love and realpolitik combine in Shakespeare’s greatest exploration of the conflicting claims of sex and power, all expressed in a tragic poetry of breath-taking beauty and magnificence.
Open air theatre at The Rollright Stones. 'Summer Solstice' is a new play by aspiring playwright Marie-Annick Jube. Inspired by the myths and legends linked to the Rollright Stones at the time of the summer solstice, the play takes us into the mystery of the counting of the King's Men.
BAFTA winner and Academy Award® nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave) takes the title role in this dynamic new production of one of English drama’s oldest plays, directed by the National Theatre’s new Director Rufus Norris (London Road).
Go behind the crease with one of Cricket’s greatest legends. Andrew ‘Freddie’ Flintoff, hero of the historic 2005 victorious Ashes England team, is hitting the road celebrate the 10 years anniversary and share his memories of that long hot summer, as well as some behind the crease insights to the game.
Bob Fox has played the role of Songman in War Horse for the past three years, both in the West End and in the UK and South African touring production. Join him as he performs songs from the multi award winning smash hit show...
Following their huge success with 'The Daughter of The Regiment', Opera della Luna return to Stowe with a company of multi-talented singers, comedians and dancers to stage Offenbach's most celebrated work.
The hit show The Rat Pack is Back perfectly captures not only the wonderful music and comedy of the original legends, but also the remarkable personalities of the stars who truly ruled the entertainment world.
Stomping, clapping and everything in between – this dynamic, high-energy session will explore the use of the body as a percussive instrument. Participants will learn traditional and contemporary rhythms and will then be given tools to compose and perform their own ideas.