Saturday 11th November

Saturday 11th November

11.30 - 12.30

Catherine Nixey in conversation with The Reverend David Stephenson

Despite the long-held notion that the early Christians were meek and mild, going to their martyr's deaths singing hymns of love and praise, the truth, as Catherine Nixey reveals in her new book The Darkening Age, is very different.
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Saturday 11th November

13.30 – 14.30

Scriberia Design Agency

Remember how you used to draw with confidence and joy as a child? This session will help you harness that natural skill, and along the way you will discover how drawing can give your thoughts clarity, trigger memories, invigorate passions and find solutions.
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Saturday 11th November

15.00 – 16.00

Susan Wightman

Writers may choose the words that we read, but typographers define their appearance on the page. In this session designer Susan Wightman (co-author of the definitive Typographic Style Handbook) takes us through the art and science of typography.
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Saturday 11th November

16.30 – 17.30

Sam Leith

How do you write a job application, a thank-you card, an email to your bank manager, to your children's headteacher, to your clients or your boss? How do you prepare a speech to win the argument, get the vote of confidence, or embarrass the bridegroom? Getting these things right - or wrong - can be life-changing.
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