Events are held at 8pm at the OSO on Barnes Green unless otherwise stated

 Wednesday 25 October 2017
A Life in Questions
Broadcaster, journalist & author Jeremy Paxman interviewed by BBC World News presenter (& Barnes resident) Geeta Guru-Murthy
Start time: 7pm. Venue: St Mary’s Church, Barnes

Wednesday 22 November 2017
Fun with Financial Ruin: The Mandibles  [ A Family 2029-2047]
American author Lionel Shriver talks about her recent dystopian novel set in the USA

Wednesday 24 January 2018
10 Days: how I got there and what I was aiming to do
Playwright & author Gillian Slovo on how research for her play The Riots, on the London 2011 riots, inspired her thriller 10 Days

Wednesday 21 February 2018
After Good and Evil: The Grantchester Mysteries
Novelist, film maker & producer James Runcie discusses his recently televised Grantchester novels

Saturday 17 March 2018*
11am Literary walk in Clerkenwell with a guide from the Clerkenwell & Islington Guides Association, the official tour guides for the Mayor of Islington

Wednesday 18 April 2018
Two Distinguished Sisters in Conversation
Ann MacMillan, broadcaster & author (& Barnes resident) will be in conversation with her sister, notable historian & author, Professor Margaret MacMillan
Followed by the AGM

Wednesday 16 May 2018
Hamlet and King Lear: conversations with actors & directors
Author & journalist Jonathan Croall discusses his books on the two greatest male roles in Shakespeare

Monday 11 June 2018*
Summer event

*Additional cost
Events and speakers may be subject to change without notice

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Patrons: Isla Blair, Julian Glover, Roger McGough, Patrick Neate, Jan Pieńkowski
Fiona Smith