The third Cliveden Literary Festival will take place on 28 and 29 September in the magnificent surroundings of Cliveden House. Join us for a stimulating weekend of discussion and debate.
Hailed by Alain de Botton as ‘the most dignified and beautiful literary festival on the planet’, the 2019 Festival is an unmissable weekend of wonder.
This year’s programme includes:
Leila Slimani on how she turns our greatest fears into brilliant fiction; Bret Easton Ellis on his works from American Psycho to White; Emily Maitlis on The Imperfect Art of Making News; Robert Harris on his journey into the Dark Ages; Rory Stewart on his fascinating life and career; Eric Idle on his life as a Python and his Sortabiography; Professor Brian Cox on the secrets of the universe; Alain de Botton on what they didn’t teach us at school…plus Ian McEwan, Ben Okri, Elif Shafak, Howard Jacobson, Natascha McElhone, Candice Carty-Williams, Hallie Rubenhold, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Chris Evans, Helen Fielding, Kate Mosse, General David Petraeus, Kathy Lette, Luciana Berger, Gordon Corera, David Aaronovitch, Nick Cohen, June Sarpong, Stephen Greenblatt, Simon Sebag Montefiore, Andrew Roberts, Natalie Livingstone, Catherine Ostler, Tina Brown, Jane Ridley, Nicholas Coleridge, Elisabeth Schimpfossl, Anne McElvoy, Robert Service, Sir Richard Dearlove, General Sir Nick Carter, David Reynolds, Paula Byrne, Robert Hardman, Alex Macqueen, Jade Anouka, Gaby Wood, Blanche Girouard, Kate Weinberg…and many more.
Panel topics and sessions include: global power, conflict & conspiracy, the art of the novel, Victoria’s legacy, the secrets of the universe and the secrets of the mind.
Lensbury Members get a 10% discount by booking your tickets here:
For further information or to speak with one of our team, please call 0208 614 6420 alternatively let us call you.