Alice in Wonderland show closes festival
Tickets available for festival closing dinner
A unique family performance, Welcome to Wonderland, to celebrate 150 years since publication of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland will close this year’s FT Weekend Oxford Literary Festival.
Musicians Ashley Wass and Matthew Trusler will perform original pieces commissioned from leading composers and an actor will read a script written by the author of Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, Louis de Bernières,
Tickets are now also available for the closing festival dinner. The evening’s speaker is historian and broadcaster Diarmaid MacCulloch, who will talk about his forthcoming BBC series, Sex and the West.
This year’s programme is now complete, with more than 250 events available to book on the website or at the box office in Blackwell’s bookshop, Oxford (Mon-Sun 10am-6pm 0870 343 1001).
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