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Jonathan Dean, Tony Kushner, Chair: Keren David
Sunday, 11 March 2018 - 6:30pm

Jonathan Dean writes of the trials, tribulations, tragedies and successes of his grandfather and great grandfather as they fled persecution, comparing their struggles to those that beset today’s refugees.

Jeremy Dauber, Chair: Toby Lichtig
Sunday, 11 March 2018 - 5:00pm


Caroline Moorehead, Chair Julia Neuberger
Sunday, 11 March 2018 - 5:00pm

Award-winning writer Caroline Moorehead, in the concluding volume of her remarkable WW2 Resistance trilogy, draws on the unseen letters and diaries of an extraordinary family in Mussolini’s Italy.

Eshkol Nevo, Chair: Francesca Segal
Sunday, 11 March 2018 - 5:00pm

In association with  the New Israel Fund

Penelope Lively, Rachel de Thame, Jonathan Wittenberg, Chair: Charlotte Mendelson
Sunday, 11 March 2018 - 3:30pm

Gardens have been a source of enchantment since the dawn of time. Today’s speakers illuminate why gardening can be as vital an expression of the creative impulse as reading, writing or praying, and why designing, planting, tending, sharing produce, or simply looking, are so rewarding.


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