Charleston Festival -May 16th to May 26th 2014

Loyal reader ED, introduced me to the Charleston Festival and there are a number of events which sound interesting.      A brief list of what i’d like to see:

 

Jung Chang discussing Empress Dowager Cixi

Eileen Atkins’ dramatised reading of Virginia Woolf’s A Room of One’s Own, – See more at: http://www.charleston.org.uk/whats-on/festivals/the-charleston-festival/events/a-room-of-ones-own/#sthash.PmDlXsNj.dpuf
Jung Chang with Jon Snow
3.30pm Tickets £14

The story of the Empress Dowager Cixi

– See more at: http://www.charleston.org.uk/whats-on/festivals/the-charleston-festival/events/chinas-iron-lady/#sthash.drOjR2uw.dpufJung Chang with Jon Snow discussing Empress Dowager Cixi

Eileen Atkins‘ dramatised reading of Virginia Woolf’s A Room of One’s Own

Robert Harris discussing An Officer and a Spy

Mark Lawson and Edward St Aubyn discuss the satirical state-of-the-nation genre with Nicolette Jones – See more at: http://www.charleston.org.uk/whats-on/festivals/the-charleston-festival/events/the-way-they-live-now/#sthash.0RThQhy6.dpuf

Edward St Aubyn (author of the Patrick Melrose novels discussing  the satirical state-of-the-nation genre

Jane Gardam and Penelope Lively on being “older and wiser”.

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