Charleston Festival features a fantastic line-up of speakers
Charleston Festival opens today (Friday, May 18) with a line-up of speakers, which includes novelists Ali Smith and Alan Hollinghurst; Turner prizewinner Lubaina Himid and former MP turned director of the V&A Tristram Hunt.
Ali Smith heads up stunning first day at Charleston Festival
Ali Smith, recently elected by the Times Literary Supplement as the best contemporary author in the UK, gets Charleston Festival (May 18-28) off to a great start when she showcases her new story at the opening event on Friday, May 18 (12.30pm).
From Trump and Brexit, to feminism, global crime and sexual politics – it has been a rollercoaster year and Charleston Festival (May 18-28) comes up with ten days of heated debate, which looks at issues past and present.