Chester Literature Festival 2018 – which event is for you?

Wednesday 31 October 2018

Chester Literature Festival 2018

Storyhouse’s annual festival of words and ideas returns, with its biggest line-up yet! Speakers including best-selling authors, broadcasters, poets, performers and more, alongside workshops, performances lectures, storytelling and pub crawls, throughout Storyhouse this November.

Which event is for you?

Pick a theme below that interests you and then click to find out which events at this year’s Chester Literature Festival could be just your cup of tea…

Explore the world (and how we can save it!)…

Want to hear about nature, the environment, conservation and the plastic problem?
Click here to explore the events for you…

Go back in time…

Dan Snow: On This Day In History
Tuesday 20 November, 12pm
In On This Day in History Dan Snow tells the story of an important event that happened on each day of the year. From the signing of the Armistice treaty at 11 a.m. on the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918, to Rosa Parks refusing to give up her bus seat on 1 December 1955, our past is full of all kinds of fascinating turning points. These events always feel different, and more immediate on the day of the year it happened. We explore our past, through these anniversaries, and provide a little more context about the events we choose to remember, and others that we have forgotten

Wolf Hall Live
Sunday 11 November, 2pm
Hilary Mantel’s award-winning Wolf Hall was transformed into a riveting six-part drama by the BBC. In this concert, The Locrian Ensemble

Jenni Murray

Uni At The Fest – Satsi Child

John Simpson


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