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Cambridge Wordfest Winter Festival '13

We are delighted to announce that the line-up for this year’s festival has now been finalised; taking place on one day and in two venues, we are thrilled to host an abundance of stellar writers. We welcome novelists Margaret Drabble, Lionel Shriver, Jonathan Coe and Sarah Dunant; explorer Ranulph Fiennes; historians David Reynolds and Peter Stanford; politician and writer Douglas Hurd; this year’s Orwell Prize winner A.T. Williams; UK Sports Writer of the Year David Walsh; memoirist Damian Barr; film critic Barry Norman; Downton Abbey experts Jessica Fellowes and Liz Trubridge; chroniclers of the roaring ‘20s Sarah Churchwell and Judith Mackrell; Melissa Benn and Alison Wolf discussing the resurgence of feminism; and John Sutherland helping us all to feel well read. Plus, there’s our special pre-festival event with legendary novelist Donna Tartt.

The full programme containing all details will be launched on our website on Friday 11th October, and the ADC box office opens on Friday 18th October.


Cambridge Wordfest, 1 December 2013

Venues: ADC Theatre, Winstanley Lecture Theatre

Full programme available: mid-October

Box office opens: Friday 18th October (priority booking for Friends of the Festival from Friday 11th October)

Book online at or call 01223 300085

See the website for full information.

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