York Literature Festival in association with Baillie Gifford

York Literature Festival is delighted to be supporting this year’s Big City Read, Explore York Libraries and Archives’ annual celebration of the joy of reading. This year’s Big City Read Book is The Radleys, written by best-selling author Matt Haig. Take a look at the Big City Read webpage for more information, details of the marvellous events and online booking https://www.exploreyork.org.uk/bigcityread/

St Peter's SchoolSt Peter’s School Public Lecture programme are running several exciting talks this Autumn, including the following:

Corbyn & May: Insights from their biographer, Rosa Prince
Monday 24 September, 7pm
As a distinguished journalist, most recently at The Daily Telegraph, Rosa Prince has penned biographies of both Jeremy Corbyn (Comrade Corbyn) and Theresa May (The Enigmatic Prime Minister). She’ll be talking about both party leaders and their latest moves in this stormy political climate.

In Conversation with Greg Wise
Wednesday 3 October, 7pm
Old Peterite Greg Wise has enjoyed nearly 30 years of acclaimed acting in TV, film and theatre. Earlier this year he completed his sister, Clare’s, blog of her illness, published after her death as Not That Kind of Love. He returns to school for a special evening to talk about Clare, their book, and his life, work and adventures since leaving St Peter’s in 1984.

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