What's on

Escape your everyday and join us for our summer spectacular from the 7 - 24 July. Public booking is now open across our opera, music, books and jazz series.

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Simon Jenkins

Europe’s 100 Best Cathedrals

Europe’s cathedrals are magnificent. Guardian columnist and former Chair of the National Trust Sir Simon Jenkins has travelled the continent to illuminate old favourites and highlight new discoveries.

Fri 8 July 2022

4.00pm - 5.00pm

Tom Nancollas

The Ship Asunder: A Maritime History in Eleven Vessels

This best-selling author weaves together stories of great naval architects and unsung shipwrights, to tell the story of Britain at sea.

Mon 11 July 2022

10.00am - 11.00am

Damon Galgut

The Promise

A live stream event with Booker Prize Winner and internationally acclaimed author Damon Galgut.

Tue 12 July 2022

10.00am - 11.00am

George Monbiot

Regenesis: Feeding the World Without Devouring the Planet

Writer and political activist George Monbiot discusses how changing our understanding of the world beneath our feet could allow us to grow more food with less farming.

Tue 12 July 2022

12.30pm - 1.30pm

Mark Bostridge & Kathryn Ecclestone

Vera Brittain: Buxton's Daughter?

A discussion, illustrated with unpublished photographs, about the part played by Buxton in Vera Brittain’s life, and the growth of her reputation as a pacifist and feminist in the last 50 years.

Tue 12 July 2022

4.00pm - 5.00pm