Join us from October 26th - November 2nd 2019

Join us from October 26th - November 2nd 2019

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2019 Wantage Literary Festival Programme

October & November 2019

Saturday 26th October

Lord David Owen
Hubris - The Road to Donald Trump: Power, Populism, Narcissism
Saturday October 26th
SOLD OUT
Pam Ayres
Up in the Attic
Saturday October 26th
Tracy Borman
Gunpowder, Treason and Plot: The Rise of the Stuarts
Saturday October 26th
Giles Milton
D-Day: The Soldiers' Story
Saturday October 26th
Henry Hemming
Our Man in New York
Saturday October 26th
Mike White
Whisky Galore
Saturday October 26th

Sunday 27th October

Elaine Baker
300 Words Competition for under 16’s
Sunday October 27th
Book Swap
In aid of ARCh Oxfordshire
Sunday October 27th
Nick Cope
Family Song Time
Sunday October 27th
Peter Stanford
Angels: A Visible and Invisible History
Sunday October 27th
Gary Sheffield
In Haig's Shadow: Brigadier-General Hugo de Pree and the First World War
Sunday October 27th

Monday 28th October

Julia Golding
A Curious Crime
Monday October 28th
Air Commodore Iain McCoubrey
Healing in his Wings: Memoirs of a Flight Medical Officer
Monday October 28th
Henrietta Knight
Starting from Scratch: How Jockeys become Champions
Monday October 28th

Tuesday 29th October

Training Your Dragon
Themed Activity Day
Tuesday October 29th
Ann Batchelor
Angel Craft: Upcycling Workshop
Tuesday October 29th
Poetry Slam
Compere and Judge: Elaine Baker
Tuesday October 29th

Wednesday 30th October

The Great Big Wantage Library Literary Quiz!
Wednesday October 30th
Nature in the Park
Wednesday October 30th
Tristan Gooley
Wild Signs and Star Paths
Wednesday October 30th
Jonathan Copley
Ask an Ocean Explorer
Wednesday October 30th

Thursday 31st October

Emerging Fiction Authors: Bev Thomas & Claire McGlasson in Conversation with Dorothy Burrows.
Thursday October 31st
Ossian Ward
Look Again: How to Experience the Old Masters
Thursday October 31st
10 Gins
Thursday October 31st

Friday 1st November

Creative Writing Workshop (Children ages 8 and above)
Friday November 1st
Nicholas Jubber
Epic Continent: Adventures in the Great Stories of Europe
Friday November 1st
Matthew Rice
Oxford: A Living History of English Architecture
Friday November 1st
Crystal Rasmussen
Diary of a Drag Queen. Life's a drag... Why not be a queen?
Friday November 1st

Saturday 2nd November

Rachel Clarke & Henry Marsh
Your Life in My Hands: A Junior Doctor's Story
Saturday November 2nd
Johnny Ball
Wonders Beyond Numbers: A Brief History of All Things Mathematical
Saturday November 2nd
John Foot
The Archipelago: Italy Since 1945
Saturday November 2nd
Dr Tom Sykes
Creative Non-fiction and Travel Writing Workshop
Saturday November 2nd
Mary Loudon in Conversation with Laline Paull
My House is Falling Down
Saturday November 2nd
Katy Brand
I Carried a Watermelon, followed by a screening of ‘Dirty Dancing’ (12A)
Saturday November 2nd

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