2020 Festival: book your tickets for all events now
Critic and satirist Craig Brown will kick-off this year’s ‘virtual’ Sevenoaks Literary Festival.
The Private Eye columnist will be in conversation with the magazine’s editor Ian Hislop, discussing Craig’s acclaimed new biography of the Beatles.
It will be the first of five events to be staged this year, in a programme curtailed and taken online because of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Four of the events will be held via Zoom, whilst also being broadcast on this website and our Facebook page.
The finale – an exclusive filmed interview with Harry Christophers – will be shown on the website and Facebook, where Harry will do a Q&A after the screening.
The full list of events (all beginning at 07.30 pm) is:
Friday 25 September
Craig Brown in conversation with Ian Hislop
One Two Three Four: The Beatles in Time
Monday 28 September
Elif Shafak in conversation with Julia Wheeler
10 Minutes and 38 Seconds in this Strange World
Wednesday 30 September
The Jungle Garden or Gardening to Save the Planet
Thursday 01 October
Jack Straw in conversation with Philip Webster
The English Job: Understanding Iran and Why it Distrusts Britain
Sunday 04 October
Harry Christophers in conversation with Elin Manahan Thomas
A New Heaven: Harry Christophers and The Sixteen
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Once you have registered, a separate link for each event will be sent to you.
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