Richmond upon Thames Literature Festival

A fantastic festival of books and words, tales, talks, ideas and so much more throughout November.

Literature Festival 2015

The 2015 Richmond Literature Festival will run from 6 to 27 November.

We are delighted to present this year's programme which once again features a range of literary figures and personalities and events, discussions and debate exploring subjects including history, art, science, theatre and economics. Highlights from this years programme include:

  • Former Business Secretary and Twickenham MP Vince Cable providing an insight into the state of the British economy and global financial markets at Richmond Theatre on Sunday 15 November
  • British linguist David Crystal
  • Top surgeon Henry Marsh
  • Theatre critic Michael Billington in conversation with Paul Miller at the Orange Tree Theatre
  • Foreign Correspondent for the Sunday Times Christina Lamb
  • Perfect Lives in Ideal Homes - a social history of the1950s presented by Virginia Nicholson

There will also be a programme of workshops and events for families and young people on Saturdays throughout November.

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Download the festival programme(pdf, 5694KB). The programme will also be available to pick up in venues and libraries across the borough in early October.

If you have recently attended any Literature Festival events we would appreciate your feedback. Please fill out the evaluation form(pdf, 229KB) and return – your feedback is important to us.

Christina Lamb Henry Marsh Vince Cable

Date change

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Farewell Kabul with Christina Lamb will now take place on Friday 20 November, not Friday 6 November as previously advertised. The start time and venue remain the same.

Please email or call 020 8831 6000 if you have any questions.

Contact the Arts Service

The Arts Service at Orleans House Gallery

Telephone: 020 8831 6000
Fax: 020 8744 0501
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Updated: 6 November 2015