Charleston Festival: 20-30 May 2016

Thank you to all of our fantastic speakers, our generous sponsors, our hardworking staff and the best audiences we could possibly hope for.

The dates for Charleston Festival 2017 will be announced.



The Charleston-EFG John Maynard Keynes Prize
We are honoured to announce the 2016 recipient of the Keynes Prize: Sir Tim Berners-Lee.
Charleston Festival Dinner
This year we are hosting the first ever Charleston Festival Dinner
Charleston Festival Souvenir Programme
We have created a special Charleston Festival Souvenir Programme
Our Final Century?
Do literary authors have a role to play in trying to save us from ourselves?
The White Road
Edmund de Waal with Amanda Levete
The Gap Of Time
Expect a zestful performance with Jeanette Winterson
Stop The Clocks
Joan Bakewell examines the world that shaped her and the one that she will leave behind
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