St Cross Welcomes the Oxford Literary Festival



We are delighted that the Oxford Literary Festival has chosen St Cross's new building, the West Quad, to host a number of its events at the end of March.
These events will be the first to take place in our new lecture theatre, and will showcase the building and its event spaces to the wider public. 

The Oxford Literary Festival takes place all over the city each April, inviting high-profile speakers from the literary world, and 2017 will be its 21st year.

The events to be held at St Cross are: 

Thursday 30 March 2017

10am: Tessa Kiros talks to Thane Prince
"Provence to Pondicherry: Recipes from France and Faraway" 

4pm: Laura Trevelyan
"The Winchester: The Gun that Built an American Dynasty" 

6pm: Felicity Lott talks to Fred Plotkin
"A Musical Conversation" 

Friday 31 March 2017 - The Festival's "Italian Day"

10am: Fred Plotkin
"The Italian Lecture: The Italy that Works" 

12pm: Francesca Melandri talks to Martin Mclaughlin
"Eva Sleeps"

2pm: Benedetta Cibrario talks to Elisabetta Tarantino
"Lo Scurnuso" 

4pm: Edoardo Albinati and Francesca D'Aloja, chaired by Martin Mclaughlin
"Pia Pera"

Booking for any of these events can be made through the Literary Festival's website - just follow the links above.