Note: The Festival has two programmes of talks that run in parallel: at the Vinson and Ondaatje Lecture Theatres. Festival-goers may choose talks from either programme.


Coffee is available in the Vinson Building from 09:00

Vinson Lecture Theatre Programme

The Diaries of Sir Henry ‘Chips’ Channon

SIMON HEFFER, in conversation with Michael Gove MP, delves into one of the most revealing accounts of private, public and political life of the 20th century.

Ondaatje Lecture Theatre, Radcliffe Centre, Programme

Islam and the Ancient Greeks

FITZROY MORRISSEY explains the deep and profoundly consequential links between Islam and the Classical world.