• FEB 26

    Book Launch: 'Peter Shore: Labour's Forgotten Patriot' by Kevin Hickson, Jasper Miles and Harry Taylor

    • 26 Feb 2020
    • Portcullis House

    Peter Shore was one of the Labour Party's most important and original thinkers, working under Hugh Gaitskell, and serving in successive Cabinets for Harold Wilson and James Callaghan. He rose to become shadow Chancellor in a tumultuous period of Labour's history. During his long career in the upper echelons of the party, he stood twice for the leadership...

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  • FEB 23

    Jon Henderson at Faversham Literary Festival

    • 23 Feb 2020
    • The Arden Theatre

    Can you recall when football’s greatest players shared a bond of borderline poverty with the fans they entertained? Shortlisted for The Telegraph Sports Book Awards 2019, 'When Footballers Were Skint: A Journey in Search of the Soul of Football' is an important historical record and immensely entertaining, based on the first-hand accounts of players from...

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  • FEB 20

    Jack Straw In Conversation

    • 20 Feb 2020
    • Faversham Literary Festival

    In 2001 Jack Straw became the first senior British Foreign Secretary to visit Iran since the 1979 revolution and has developed a growing interest in the country ever since. His book sheds new light on Britain’s difficult relationship with Iran and explores the culture, psychology and history of this fascinating country. He will discuss the consequences...

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  • FEB 05

    In Conversation with Asa Bennett

    • 5 Feb 2020
    • Lansons

    Join us for a morning of insight from Asa Bennett, one of Westminster’s leading political commentators, as he discusses his experiences, including the highs-and-lows, of working through the recent General Election; his viewpoint on the new Government, how it will govern, what restrictions it is under, and how its policies could be stymied by a buoyed...

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  • NOV 28

    Aye Write! With Kenny MacAskill

    • 28 Nov 2019
    • Aye Write! Festival, Glasgow

    Kenny MacAskill talks about his new book, Radical Scotland.

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  • NOV 22

    Geoffrey Robertson: Who Owns History?

    • 22 Nov 2019
    • Emmanuel Centre

    The question of whether Western nations must return the artefacts plundered under colonial rule is the most pressing issue in the art world today. From the Elgin Marbles to the return of more than twelve thousand stolen artefacts from Belgium’s Africa Museum, the cry for the restitution of cultural objects once stolen under armed force or conquest...

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  • NOV 18

    Jack Straw at Taunton Literary Festival

    • 18 Nov 2019
    • Taunton Literary Festival

    Find out more about the UK's difficult relationship with Iran from the man who was at the forefront of the UK's foreign policy for many years.

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  • OCT 13

    Ayesha Hazarika at Cheltenham Literature Festival

    • 13 Oct 2019
    • Cheltenham Literature Festival

    The PMQs are the most famous piece of political theatre at Westminster, placing the Prime Minister in the spotlight as opponents vie to land a knockout verbal punch and supporters curry favour. The Times Red Box Editor Matt Chorley grills former advisers Ayesha Hazarika (Punch & Judy Politics) and Philip Collins about preparing a PM to do battle in this high-pressure...

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  • OCT 13

    Caroline Slocock at Cheltenham Literature Festival

    • 13 Oct 2019
    • Cheltenham Literature Festival

    Find out what it's really like to work at Number 10 with Matt Chorley, Caroline Slocock, Theo Barclay and Downing Street's official Researcher in Residence, Jack Brown.

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  • OCT 12

    Peter Brookes at Cheltenham Literature Festival

    • 12 Oct 2019
    • Cheltenham Literature Festival

    In conversation with his colleague David Aaronovitch, the much-loved Times cartoonist Peter Brookes presents his brand new collection Critical Times and draws live on stage.

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