Founded in 2003, Cambridge Literary Festival is a staple of the city’s cultural calendar. Every Spring and Winter we invite you to join us in venues in the city's historic centre to engage with the newest fiction, cutting edge commentary and science, children's events and lots more.
** WINTER FESTIVAL 28/29 NOVEMBER 2015 **
PRIORITY BOOKING - 22 SEPTEMBER, 1.00pm
BOX OFFICE - 29 SEPTEMBER, 1.00pm
DIARY DATES 2015
Margaret Atwood: 28 September
Sue Perkins: 12 October
Mary Beard: 23 October
Winter Festival: 28/29 November
DIARY DATES 2016
Spring Festival: 6-10 April
ATTENTION! A novel that is truly novel! The Goldsmiths Prize Shortlist 2015 has been announced! Follow the link to find out which audacious and imaginative novels have been nominated for this prestigious award. http://www.newstatesman.com/culture/books/2015/10/goldsmiths-prize-2015-shortlist Also, The Cambridge Literary Festival is delighted to say that it is hosting this year's prize winner, who will be joined by Tom Gatti, Culture Editor of the New Statesman, and Josh Cohen, Chair of Judges for a discussion about the winning entry. Please join us on the evening of the 29th November at 8.30 at The Winstanley. Book online at http://www.cambridgeliteraryfestival.com/ ticket prices are £6 or £10 or phone the box office at 01223 300085
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A truly unique, engaging and thrilling evening with Margaret Atwood discussing her new novel 'The Heart Goes Last' with Dame Gillian Beer in the Union Chamber. Pure literary gold.
PRIORITY BOOKING NOW OPEN FOR WINTER FESTIVAL 2015! The authors are lined-up, the programmes have been printed and the Box Office is now open for Friends of the Festival to fill their Christmas wish-list with a whole host of festive literary treats. What are you most excited to see? Full programme available online: www.cambridgeliteraryfestival.com Members can book now. Box Office opens next Tuesday 29 September, 1.00pm.
The Samuel Johnson Prize long-list has been announced, and our very own Festival Patron Robert Macfarlane is in the running with his astounding book 'Landmarks.' Congratulations! Take a look at this year's long-list which includes “pretty much every important non-fiction genre” (chair of judges, Anne Applebaum) http://www.thesamueljohnsonprize.co.uk/node/427