Cambridge Literary Festival
Diary Dates
Zadie Smith
22 November
Winter 2016
26 - 27 November
Spring 2017
18 - 23 April
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Box Office opens – 1.00pm  Friday 07 October

The next festival will take place 26/27 November. You can sign up to our newsletter for updates. To book tickets, click on the event title or image to see more details.

The programme will be available online from Friday 30 September

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Tuesday 22nd November 2016

Swing Time

Zadie Smith

Tuesday 22 November 2016 18:30 - 19:30 Lady Mitchell Hall
£8.00 / £12.00 Book

Saturday 26th November 2016

Gold From The Stone

Lemn Sissay

Saturday 26 November 2016 12:00 - 13:00 Cambridge Union Chamber
£6.00 / £12.00 Book

Murder On The Cambridge Stage

Jill Dawson & Sophie Hannah

Saturday 26 November 2016 12:30 - 13:30 Winstanley Lecture Theatre
£6.00 / £10.00 Book

Girl Up

Laura Bates

Saturday 26 November 2016 14:00 - 15:00 Cambridge Union Chamber
£6.00 / £12.00 Book

Army Wives

Midge Gillies

Saturday 26 November 2016 14:00 - 15:00 Winstanley Lecture Theatre
£6.00 / £10.00 Book

Gun Violence in America

Gary Younge

Saturday 26 November 2016 15:30 - 16:30 Cambridge Union Chamber
£6.00 / £12.00 Book

Hot Milk

Deborah Levy

Saturday 26 November 2016 15:30 - 16:30 Winstanley Lecture Theatre
£6.00 / £10.00 Book

The Staircase Girls

Catherine Seymour

Saturday 26 November 2016 15:30 - 16:30 Cambridge Union Library
£6.00 / £10.00 Book

A History of Britain in 21 Women

Jenni Murray

Saturday 26 November 2016 17:00 - 18:00 Cambridge Union Chamber
£6.00 / £12.00 Book

Karl Marx: Greatness and Illusion

Gareth Stedman Jones

Saturday 26 November 2016 17:00 - 18:00 Winstanley Lecture Theatre
£6.00 / £10.00 Book

Goldsmiths Prize Winner

Saturday 26 November 2016 17:00 - 18:00 Cambridge Union Library
£6.00 / £10.00 Book

Bringing in the Sheaves

Saturday 26 November 2016 18:30 - 19:30 Cambridge Union Chamber
£6.00 / £12.00 Book

The Battle for British Islam

Saturday 26 November 2016 18:30 - 19:30 Winstanley Lecture Theatre
£6.00 / £12.00 Book

Ruth Padel

Saturday 26 November 2016 20:00 - 21:30 The Round Church
£12.00 / £12.00 Book

Sunday 27th November 2016

Called to Account

Margaret Hodge

Sunday 27 November 2016 10:00 - 11:00 Cambridge Union Chamber
£6.00 / £12.00 Book

The Girl Who Saved Christmas

Matt Haig

Sunday 27 November 2016 11:30 - 12:30 Cambridge Union Library
£6.00 / £6.00 Book

Margaret Drabble & Penelope Lively

Sunday 27 November 2016 11:30 - 12:30 Cambridge Union Chamber
£6.00 / £12.00 Book

East West Street

Philippe Sands

Sunday 27 November 2016 11:30 - 12:30 Winstanley Lecture Theatre
£6.00 / £10.00 Book

The Long and Winding Road

Alan Johnson

Sunday 27 November 2016 13:00 - 14:00 Cambridge Union Chamber
£6.00 / £12.00 Book

An inside view of the Syrian crisis

Diana Darke

Sunday 27 November 2016 13:00 - 14:00 Winstanley Lecture Theatre
£6.00 / £10.00 Book

Mistletoe and Murder

Robin Stevens

Sunday 27 November 2016 14:30 - 15:30 Cambridge Union Library
£6.00 Book

Autumn

Ali Smith

Sunday 27 November 2016 14:30 - 15:30 Cambridge Union Chamber
£6.00 / £12.00 Book

Hinterland

Chris Mullin

Sunday 27 November 2016 14:30 - 15:30 Winstanley Lecture Theatre
£6.00 / £10.00 Book

To Fold the Evening Star

Ian McMillan

Sunday 27 November 2016 16:00 - 17:00 Cambridge Union Chamber
£6.00 / £12.00 Book

The Fight for Beauty

Dame Fiona Reynolds

Sunday 27 November 2016 16:00 - 17:00 Winstanley Lecture Theatre
£6.00 / £12.00 Book

Talking to politicians

Peter Hennessy & Charles Clarke

Sunday 27 November 2016 16:00 - 17:00 Cambridge Union Library
£6.00 / £10.00 Book

A Life Discarded

Alexander Masters

Sunday 27 November 2016 17:30 - 18:30 Winstanley Lecture Theatre
£6.00 / £10.00 Book

Kind of Blue

Ken Clarke

Sunday 27 November 2016 17:30 - 18:30 Cambridge Union Chamber
£6.00 / £12.00 Book

No Cunning Plan

Tony Robinson

Sunday 27 November 2016 19:00 - 20:00 Cambridge Union Chamber
£6.00 / £12.00 Book

Hot new historical fiction

Sarah Perry & Francis Spufford

Sunday 27 November 2016 19:00 - 20:00 Winstanley Lecture Theatre
£6.00 / £10.00 Book

We Are Sound

Sunday 27 November 2016 20:30 - 21:30 Cambridge Union Chamber
£5.00 Book

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