Events on Saturday 24 March 2012
Flossie Crums and the Fairies’ Cupcake Ball
For Whom the Bell Tolls: Light and Dark Verse
Strindberg: A Life
Peter Rabbit’s Birthday Show
Philip Pullman, Christopher Edge and J D Sharpe Chaired by Marion Dickens Lloyd
Film Oxford with Alastair Lack
What on Earth Happened?
Filching-morts and Shabberoons: Reviving Old Dictionaries
Jewell Parker Rhodes
Ninth Ward: Coming of Age and Hurricane Katrina
Emma Dodd and Kelly Gerrard
How to Create Your Own Graphic Novel
Wendy Beckett, Anthony Wall and Randall Wright
Arena: Sister Wendy’s Gospel Story
Evolution Versus Creationism
Various Pets Dead and Alive
Alistair Horne Interviewed by Peter Conradi
Soldier, Spy, Journalist and Historian: A Literary Vagabondage
Tamara Macfarlane and Gilbert Giggles
Amazing Esme Circus Event
Helen Nathan and Laurane Marchive
Chartwells: Putting Fun into Food
Caroline Brothers and Kamin Mohammadi Chaired by Alastair Niven
Can Fiction and Memoir Change the World?
Tony Benn, David Lammy and Mary Riddell Chaired by Harriet Sergeant
The 2011 English Riots: What Can We Learn?
The Glorious Art of Peace: Taking War off its Pedestal
There is No Foreign Land – It is the Traveller Who Is Foreign
Patrick Flanery and Chibundu Onuzo Interviewed by Robert Collins
New Writing: Absolution and The Spider King’s Daughter
Science and the Future
Andy Stanton and Jeremy Strong
Laugh Your Socks Off Again
Lavinia Greenlaw Interviewed by Jem Poster
Conversations with Poets
Marlow and the Mole
What on Earth Evolved?
Charlie Higson and Frank Cottrell Boyce Chaired by Paul Blezard
Chitty and Bond: An Ian Fleming Celebration
Tottenham to Westminster: Has the Door Closed on Social Mobility?
Slightly Foxed Presents John Gray on John Cowper Powys
Masha Gessen Interviewed by Rachel Polonsky
The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin
Heritage Fruits and Vegetables
Abracadabra! Whizz Along with Winnie the Witch
David Hare Interviewed by Robert Hewison
South Downs and a Life in Theatre
Duncan McRae and David Piper
A Genteel Tipple Through Gin in Literature
Unknown Unknowns: A fusion of stand-up comedy and science.
Sally Bayley, Linda Gates , Jack Harris , William May , Lucia Simon Guy Newbury
Representing Sylvia Plath: An Evening
Patrick Ness, Tim Bowler , Sally Nicholls and Moira Young Chaired by Rebecca Clee
Life, Death and Other Grown-Up Subjects
Alex Preston and Oliver James Chaired by Robert Collins
God and Money – What Happens When the Two Collide?
Turkey: A Short History