Charleston Festival 2016 Is Back!!

20 to 30 May 2016

Welcome to a bumper Festival with an enticing range of events to stimulate and delight.

Soak up the unique Charleston atmosphere and seize the opportunity to get close up and personal with some remarkable speakers

Tickets now on sale 

Priority booking for Charleston Festival 2017

Friends of Charleston can book Festival ticket before they are made available to the general public.  Don’t miss your chance to get your requests in early.

Become a Friend or Omega Group member before February 2017 to qualify for priority booking for next year’s Festival.

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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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