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Events on Saturday 24 March 2012

Ben Markovits

Ben Markovits

Childish Loves

10:00am | Saturday 24 March 2012 Language & Literature
Helen Nathan

Helen Nathan

Flossie Crums and the Fairies’ Cupcake Ball

10:00am | Saturday 24 March 2012 Children and Young People
Martin Bell

Martin Bell

For Whom the Bell Tolls: Light and Dark Verse

10:00am | Saturday 24 March 2012 Poetry
Sue Prideaux

Sue Prideaux

Strindberg: A Life

10:00am | Saturday 24 March 2012 Biography & Memoir
Peter Rabbit

Peter Rabbit

Peter Rabbit’s Birthday Show

10:00am | Saturday 24 March 2012 Children and Young People
Philip Pullman

Philip Pullman, Christopher Edge and J D Sharpe Chaired by Marion Dickens Lloyd

Dickens’ Legacy

10:00am | Saturday 24 March 2012 Fiction
Alastair Lack

Alastair Lack

Film Oxford with Alastair Lack

11:00am | Saturday 24 March 2012 Walking Tours
Christopher Lloyd

Christopher Lloyd

What on Earth Happened?

11:10am | Saturday 24 March 2012 Children and Young People
John Simpson

John Simpson

Filching-morts and Shabberoons: Reviving Old Dictionaries

12:00pm | Saturday 24 March 2012 Language & Literature
Jewell Parker Rhodes

Jewell Parker Rhodes

Ninth Ward: Coming of Age and Hurricane Katrina

12:00pm | Saturday 24 March 2012 Children and Young People
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Emma Dodd

Emma Dodd and Kelly Gerrard

How to Create Your Own Graphic Novel

12:00pm | Saturday 24 March 2012 Children and Young People
Wendy Beckett

Wendy Beckett, Anthony Wall and Randall Wright

Arena: Sister Wendy’s Gospel Story

12:00pm | Saturday 24 March 2012 Faith and Religion
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Steve Jones

Steve Jones

Evolution Versus Creationism

12:00pm | Saturday 24 March 2012 Science
Marina Lewycka

Marina Lewycka

Various Pets Dead and Alive

12:00pm | Saturday 24 March 2012 Fiction
Alistair Horne

Alistair Horne Interviewed by Peter Conradi

Soldier, Spy, Journalist and Historian:  A Literary Vagabondage

12:00pm | Saturday 24 March 2012 Biography & Memoir
Tamara Macfarlane

Tamara Macfarlane and Gilbert Giggles

Amazing Esme Circus Event

12:00pm | Saturday 24 March 2012 Children and Young People
Helen Nathan

Helen Nathan and Laurane Marchive

Chartwells: Putting Fun into Food

12:00pm | Saturday 24 March 2012 Food and Drink
Caroline Brothers

Caroline Brothers and Kamin Mohammadi Chaired by Alastair Niven

Can Fiction and Memoir Change the World?

2:00pm | Saturday 24 March 2012 Politics & Memoirs
Tony Benn

Tony Benn, David Lammy and Mary Riddell Chaired by Harriet Sergeant

The 2011 English Riots:  What Can We Learn?

2:00pm | Saturday 24 March 2012 Contemporary Society
John Gittings

John Gittings

The Glorious Art of Peace: Taking War off its Pedestal

2:00pm | Saturday 24 March 2012 History
Peter Whitfield

Peter Whitfield

There is No Foreign Land – It is the Traveller Who Is Foreign

2:00pm | Saturday 24 March 2012 Exploration, Travel & Travel History
Patrick Flanery

Patrick Flanery and Chibundu Onuzo Interviewed by Robert Collins

New Writing: Absolution and The Spider King’s Daughter

2:00pm | Saturday 24 March 2012 Fiction
Science  and the Future

Science and the Future

Uncertain Futures

2:00pm | Saturday 24 March 2012 Science
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Andy Stanton

Andy Stanton and Jeremy Strong

Laugh Your Socks Off Again

2:00pm | Saturday 24 March 2012 Children and Young People
Lavinia Greenlaw

Lavinia Greenlaw Interviewed by Jem Poster

Conversations with Poets

2:00pm | Saturday 24 March 2012 Poetry
Layn Marlow

Layn Marlow

Marlow and the Mole

2:00pm | Saturday 24 March 2012 Children and Young People
Christopher Lloyd

Christopher Lloyd

What on Earth Evolved?

3:10pm | Saturday 24 March 2012 Children and Young People
Charlie Higson

Charlie Higson and Frank Cottrell Boyce Chaired by Paul Blezard

Chitty and Bond: An Ian Fleming Celebration

4:00pm | Saturday 24 March 2012 --
David Lammy

David Lammy

Tottenham to Westminster: Has the Door Closed on Social Mobility?

4:00pm | Saturday 24 March 2012 Current Affairs
John Gray

John Gray

Slightly Foxed Presents John Gray on John Cowper Powys

4:00pm | Saturday 24 March 2012 Fiction
Masha Gessen

Masha Gessen Interviewed by Rachel Polonsky

The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin

4:00pm | Saturday 24 March 2012 Biography & Memoir
Toby Musgrave

Toby Musgrave

Heritage Fruits and Vegetables

4:00pm | Saturday 24 March 2012 Gardening and Garden History
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Korky Paul

Korky Paul

Abracadabra! Whizz Along with Winnie the Witch

4:00pm | Saturday 24 March 2012 Children and Young People
David Hare

David Hare Interviewed by Robert Hewison

South Downs and a Life in Theatre

5:30pm | Saturday 24 March 2012 Other

Duncan McRae and David Piper

A Genteel Tipple Through Gin in Literature

6:00pm | Saturday 24 March 2012 Food and Drink
Helen Arney

Helen Arney

Unknown Unknowns: A fusion of stand-up comedy and science.

6:30pm | Saturday 24 March 2012 Comedy
Sally Bayley

Sally Bayley, Linda Gates , Jack Harris , William May , Lucia Simon Guy Newbury

Representing Sylvia Plath: An Evening

6:30pm | Saturday 24 March 2012 Language & Literature
Patrick Ness

Patrick Ness, Tim Bowler , Sally Nicholls and Moira Young Chaired by Rebecca Clee

Life, Death and Other Grown-Up Subjects

6:30pm | Saturday 24 March 2012 Children and Young People
Alex   Preston

Alex Preston and Oliver James Chaired by Robert Collins

God and Money – What Happens When the Two Collide?

6:30pm | Saturday 24 March 2012 Fiction
Mark Easton

Mark Easton

Britain Etc

6:30pm | Saturday 24 March 2012 Contemporary Society
Norman Stone

Norman Stone

Turkey: A Short History

6:30pm | Saturday 24 March 2012 History