WBF17 Programme Final - page 48

WIMBLEDON BOOKFEST
2015
48
BOOK TICKETS AT
SAT 14
OCTOBER
WRITINGWORKSHOP
With BookFest Writer-in-Residence
Olumide Popoola
Olumide Popoola holds a PhD in
Creative Writing and has lectured in
Creative Writing at institutions including
Goldsmiths College, London. Her novella
this is not about sadness
was published
by Unrast Verlag in 2010. In this session,
Olumide will offer advice and tips on
improving your writing, and breaking into
the industry.
EMMANUEL CHURCH
Saturday 14 October
1.30pm, £25
A.C. GRAYLING
Democracy and Its Crisis
A.C. Grayling is a leading philosopher
and author. Prompted by recent events in
the UK and the USA, Grayling investigates
why the institutions of representative
democracy seem unable to sustain
themselves against the forces they were
designed to manage.
‘An enthusiastic thinker who embraces
humour, common sense and lucidity.’
The Independent
WILLIAMMORRIS TENT
Saturday 14 October
3.15pm, £12.50
MAGIC!
Matt Edmondson and Garry Parsons
Host of
The Xtra Factor
and Magic Circle
member Matt Edmondson has joined
forces with bestselling illustrator Garry
Parsons to write
The Greatest Magician in
the World
. See Matt perform jaw-dropping
magic tricks before your very eyes! This is
an absolute must-see event for all young
magic fans. Prepare to be amazed!
Suitable: Age 7+
BAILLIE GIFFORD BIG TENT
Saturday 14 October
3.45pm, £10
C H I L D R E N ’ S E V E N T
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