To Change is Human
Saturday 11 August 10:30 - 11:30
How Human Bodies Work
Wednesday 15 August 15:45 - 16:45
Getting Children into Reading
Wednesday 15 August 19:00 - 20:00
Author-illustrator Lucy Volpin describes herself as ‘wildly dyslexic’ and never imagined she could be a writer; publisher Barrington Stoke specialises in super-readable children’s books that break down the barriers that can stop children reading....
Being Kind in the Caring Industry
Thursday 16 August 17:45 - 18:45
Peter Dorward and Christie Watson both have tales to tell about the ethical and practical demands that are laid on doctors and nurses. Dorward has worked as a doctor across the globe and concludes that no matter how dedicated and skilled medics might...
Doctor in the House?
Thursday 16 August 19:15 - 20:15
Working a 97 hour week doesn’t sound much fun for anyone, but when we’re talking about an NHS doctor, such a schedule could become a matter of life and death. In This is Going to Hurt, comedian and ex-junior doctor Adam Kay reflects on the often...
The Psychology of Happiness
Thursday 16 August 19:30 - 21:00
Positive social connection shapes a baby’s brain, developing the resilience needed to thrive, while adverse childhood experiences have been described as ‘the single greatest health threat facing our nation’. Join Michelle Jones and Kara Whelan...
Creative Writing Workshop
Friday 17 August 10:30 - 12:30
Not that Kind of Love
Friday 17 August 18:45 - 19:45
He’s known public acclaim in acting roles including Lord Mountbatten in The Crown, and he’s no stranger to private grief after the death of his sister Clare: Greg Wise has faced some brutal highs and lows in his life. In this annual event featuring...
A Sister's Life-Affirming Diary
Saturday 18 August 11:45 - 12:45
Clare Wise and her brother Greg were always close; she a film executive, he an actor. When Clare was diagnosed with cancer she began a candid, tender diary. When she became too ill, Greg continued it until after her death. Not That Kind of Love is the...
A Guide for Living
Sunday 19 August 15:15 - 16:15