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Heseltine

Michael Heseltine talks about Brexit and the future

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Veganism

Earthwatch Debate: Food for Thought. Can Veganism Save the Planet

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Macculloch

Diarmaid MacCulloch talks about his new biography of Cromwell

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Michael Morpurgo talks on the children's laureates

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Bart van Es talks about his 2018 Costa Book of the Year The Cut Out Girl

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Val McDermid: the Queen of Crime

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Schama

Simon Schama on his life and his work in print and on television

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Robert-harris

Thriller writer Robert Harris gives this year's Chancellor's Lecture

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Judith Kerr talks about creating children's classics

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The dates for the next festival are Friday March 27 to Sunday April 5 2020 (Please ignore any previously advertised dates as we have had to make a change due to availability of venues).

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Oxford Literary Festival brochure 2019

Bodleian Libraries Festival cultural partner BBC World Service International radio partner University of Oxford FT Weekend Title partner George Warren Lady Hatch Patron donor for the programme of Irish literature and culture Jill Dunsmore Emily Rose and James Marrow Ian and Carol Sellars Earthwatch Europe BBC Four Television Broadcast media partner British Academy Gibunco Group Sponsor of Gibraltar Lecture HM Government of Gibraltar Festival green room sponsor The Macdonald Randolph Hotel The festival hotel Head of Zeus Blackwell’s Festival on-site and online bookseller The Dorchester Hotels Collection Festival London hotel partner MIT Press MIT Press. Sponsors of the programme of American literature and culture Irish Embassy, London Supporters of the Irish programme Italian Embassy Supporter of Italian programme Worcester College Worcester College: Festival college partner Chêne Bleu Oxford Martin School Festival ideas partner The Feathers Hotel Oxford Brookes University Keble College Keble College Hertford College Exeter College Exeter College The Queen’s College The Queen's College St John’s College St John's College St Hilda’s College 10th St Hilda's day at the festival Jesus College St Cross College St Cross College Lincoln College Lincoln College New College Felicity Bryan Associates Princeton University Press Royal Literary Fund The Royal Society of Literature Bear Ram Elk Festival Digital Strategy & Web Design BBC Radio Oxford Local radio partner The Oxford Times Regional media partner Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies University of Oxford Mathematical Institute Said Business School City Audio Visual Critchleys Floris of London Oxford University Press The Sheldonian Theatre Oxford University Images Oxford University Images Conference Oxford University of Oxford Alumni Office Alumni Office All About History History of War Liaison Financial Services OX magazine K T Bruce Photography K T Bruce Photography The Litmus Partnership Oxford City Council The Story Museum British Humanist Association Ashmolean Museum Sloane Club Macdonald Bear Hotel Eynsham Hall Wadham College Wadham College Oxford Botanic Garden Steer

FT Weekend Oxford Literary Festival partners & sponsors

Bodleian Libraries Festival cultural partner BBC World Service International radio partner University of Oxford FT Weekend Title partner George Warren Lady Hatch Patron donor for the programme of Irish literature and culture Jill Dunsmore Emily Rose and James Marrow Ian and Carol Sellars Earthwatch Europe BBC Four Television Broadcast media partner British Academy Gibunco Group Sponsor of Gibraltar Lecture HM Government of Gibraltar Festival green room sponsor The Macdonald Randolph Hotel The festival hotel Head of Zeus Blackwell’s Festival on-site and online bookseller The Dorchester Hotels Collection Festival London hotel partner MIT Press MIT Press. Sponsors of the programme of American literature and culture Irish Embassy, London Supporters of the Irish programme Italian Embassy Supporter of Italian programme Worcester College Worcester College: Festival college partner Chêne Bleu Oxford Martin School Festival ideas partner The Feathers Hotel Oxford Brookes University Keble College Keble College Hertford College Exeter College Exeter College The Queen’s College The Queen's College St John’s College St John's College St Hilda’s College 10th St Hilda's day at the festival Jesus College St Cross College St Cross College Lincoln College Lincoln College New College Felicity Bryan Associates Princeton University Press Royal Literary Fund The Royal Society of Literature Bear Ram Elk Festival Digital Strategy & Web Design BBC Radio Oxford Local radio partner The Oxford Times Regional media partner Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies University of Oxford Mathematical Institute Said Business School City Audio Visual Critchleys Floris of London Oxford University Press The Sheldonian Theatre Oxford University Images Oxford University Images Conference Oxford University of Oxford Alumni Office Alumni Office All About History History of War Liaison Financial Services OX magazine K T Bruce Photography K T Bruce Photography The Litmus Partnership Oxford City Council The Story Museum British Humanist Association Ashmolean Museum Sloane Club Macdonald Bear Hotel Eynsham Hall Wadham College Wadham College Oxford Botanic Garden Steer