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City of Literature weekend

Friday 25 May
Chapelfield Gardens
25 - 27 May
£90 weekend ticket

Image (c) Julian Claxton Photography

Our City of Literature Weekend brings together some of today’s best writers and thinkers for a weekend of talks and debates. This year we have punk icon Viv Albertine, 2017 British Book Award winner Sarah Perry and New York Times best-selling author Johann Hari to name just a few.

Take a look below at all of the events taking place over the weekend. Click on the events to find out more information and to book tickets.

Tickets £8 per event; book four or more events and save £1.50 per ticket.

Join us for all events across the weekend for £90 (save £46). Call the box office on 01603 766400.

Friday 25 May

Anthony Powell: A Life – with Hilary Spurling

A New Map of Wonders – with Caspar Henderson

Women on Writing – with Sarah Perry & special guests

To Throw Away Unopened – with Viv Albertine

(i) In Memory of Rebecca McManus

12 Steps from Genius

 

Saturday 26 May

Why Writing Matters – with Charles Fernyhough and Tom Shakespeare

Disability Writes Back! – with Jackie Hagan, Owen lowery and Tom Shakespeare

5×15: Bodies – with Rachel Clarke, Gavin Francis, Jack Hartnell, Suzanna O’Sullivan and Aarathi Prasad

D/deafness Writes Back! – with Raymond Antrobus, Joyce Dunbar and Aliya Gulamani

Autism Writes Back! – with Laura James, Joanna Limburg and James McGrath

Is Everything We Know About Depression Wrong? – with Johann Hari

 

Sunday 27 May

Emigrants: Why the English Sailed to the New World – with James Evans

Going Nuclear – with Fred Pearce

Bad Girls – with Caitlin Davies

The History of Emotion – with Rachel Hewitt

The Assembly of the Severed Head – with Hugh Lupton

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May 25, 2018 10:00 am May 25, 2018 10:00 am Europe/London City of Literature weekend Writers' Centre Norwich –

Image (c) Julian Claxton Photography Our City of Literature Weekend brings together some of today’s best writers and thinkers for a weekend of talks and debates. This year we have punk icon Viv Albertine, 2017 British Book Award winner Sarah Perry and New York Times best-selling author Johann Hari to name just a few. Take […]

Chapelfield Gardens Writers Centre Norwich