City of Literature

City of Literature Weekend

 

Friday 26 May - Sunday 28 May From 10am

The Adnams SpiegeltentLiterature Tent, Chapelfield Gardens

City of Literature Weekend

Spanning three days the City of Literature Weekend invites you to join some of the most original thinkers, writers and activists of our time. 

DAY ONE: FRIDAY 26 MAY

CHURCHILL VS ATTLEE
With John Bew & Paul Bew

10am
THE ADNAMS SPIEGELTENT

LIFE AFTER TIANANMEN SQUARE
With Madeleine Thien

11.15am
LITERATURE TENT

SPEAKING TRUTH TO POWER
Harriet Martineau Lecture
With Lydia Cacho and Anabel Hernández

12.30pm
THE ADNAMS SPIEGELTENT

A MANUAL FOR HEARTACHE
With Richard Beard, Max Porter and Cathy Rentzenbrin
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2pm
THE ADNAMS SPIEGELTENT

SHARKS AND SURFBOARDS
With Tim Winton & Evie Wyld

3.15pm
LITERATURE TENT

TO BE A MACHINE
With Mark O'Connell

6pm
LITERATURE TENT

DAY TWO: SATURDAY 27 MAY

WAYS OF SEEING: JOHN BERGER AND THE ART OF OBSERVATION 

10am
LITERATURE TENT 

TRANS LIKE ME

With CN Lester

11.30am
THE ADNAMS SPIEGELTENT

REVOLUTIONS 
5x15

1pm
THE ADNAMS SPIEGELTENT

SATIRE AND PROTEST
With Hannah Berry and Isabel Greenberg

3pm
LITERATURE TENT

Jon McGregor
RESERVOIR 13

6pm
LITERATURE TENT

DAY THREE: SUNDAY 28 MAY

ANNE BOLEYN 
With Alison Weir

10.30am
THE ADNAMS SPIEGETENT 

YOUR COUNTRY IS LYING TO YOU
With Ian Cobain

12pm
LITERATURE TENT

RUSSIA AND REVOLUTION
With Robert Service

1.30pm
LITERATURE TENT

WRITING THE FRINGES
With Ross Raisin and Harry Brett (aka Henry Sutton)

3pm
LITERATURE TENT

City of Literature is presented in association with

Writers’ Centre Norwich

UNESCO City of Literature