Blenheim Palace Festival combines literature, film and music

Date Posted: 27/07/2015

September sees the arrival of a four-day festival of Literature, Film and Music at Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire.

The four-day festival, which runs from 24th to 27th September, promises to be one of the major events of Britain's autumn literary season.

The Oxfordshire event will see acclaimed speakers from around the world gather from a range of creative fields including literature, fashion, food, film and music. 

Festival highlights

Highlights include Turkish Nobel Prize winner, Orhan Pamuk, who will be launching his first new novel in six years, and Dr Maki Mandela, Nelson Mandela’s eldest daughter, who will also be joining the festival to discuss the life, legacy and art of her father.

Guest artists from the world of music will be pianist Alfred Brendel and Andrew Gant, the former organist, choirmaster and composer at Her Majesty's Chapel Royal.

Paul Gambaccini, who presented on BBC Radio 1 for 16 years, will give an insight into his remarkable career and life as he speaks on his new book Love.

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