Pattern2We are pleased to announce a new series of literary talks hosted by Clare Hall. These will take place once or twice a term, and aim to introduce us to some of the most interesting contemporary British writers.


 All welcome. Bring a friend. Enjoy a glass of wine, a literary reading and talk, and a lively discussion.

For further information please contact Dr Trudi Tate,




  •  Ali Smith, Fri 8 November 2013, 6 p.m.
  •  Francis Spufford, Wed 18 December 2013, 6 p.m.
  •  Suzanne Joinson, Wed 8 January 2014, 6 p.m.
  •  Susan Sellers, Fri 14 February, 6 p.m.
  •  Olivia Laing, Wedn 23 April 2014, 6 p.m.
  •  Rachel Calder, Literary agent, Frid 20 June 2014