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TAL Festival Ltd

12 Aston Street

Oxford

OX4 1EP


Telephone : 0871 288 3420

info@talfestival.org

Thame Arts & Literature Festival

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11th to 15th October 2017

The Book House has been selling books in Thame for over 35 years and stocks thousands of titles.  Whether you enjoy contemporary fiction, crime, classics or non-fiction, The Book House can recommend the best reads for you.  We are also specialists in children’s books.

Our aim is to provide an unrivalled service to our customers – we are always happy to offer advice and can usually obtain a book that isn’t on our shelves within 24 hours.  We are happy to accept orders by phone,fax, e-mail or via this website.  We can post to almost anyone, anywhere.

Opening hours are 9.00am – 5.30pm, Monday – Saturday.   

Welcome to the 8th Thame Arts & Literature Festival  - Oct. 2017

Festival Main Sponsors :

Thame Town Council

Thame Chamber Choir

Thame Players

Rumseys Choclaterie

The Spread Eagle Hotel

2017 Art Show

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Outline Map of Thame and Venues

Festival at a Glance

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Patrick Bishop, author, historian and former war correspondent is coming to TAL with his new book

Air Force Blue

Meet Patrick and hear the history of the RAF on

Saturday 15th at 1.30pm in The Spread Eagle Hotel

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Charles Spencer

Due to unforseen circumstances, it has been necessary to reschedule Charles’ visit from Saturday at 1.30pm to 6.30pm on Thursday 12th October.

Both the Festival Team and Charles offer our sincerest apologies for the inconvenience.

All tickets already purchased remain valid (there is NO need to book again) however If you have ordered tickets for Charles’ talk and can no longer attend because of this change please email info@talfestival.org and we will arrange a refund.

Kind Regards,    TAL Festival

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Austentatious

Spread Eagle

Friday 13th 7.30pm


Absolutely Hilarious” The Scotsman

Martin Kemp

Mona Lisa : The People and the Painting

Saturday 14th October : 3.00pm

Christchurch

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Jenny Uglow

Mr Lear

Saturday 14th October : Noon

Town Hall

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Bomber Command

The Battle of Berlin

Friday 13th October : 12.30pm

Christchurch

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Marie-Elsa Bragg

Towards Mellbreak

Saturday 14th October : 4.30pm

Christchurch

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Alex Preston

As Kingfishers catch fire

Saturday 14th October : 6.00pm

Museum

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Henry Hemming

M - Maxwell Knight, MI5s Greatest Spymaster

Sunday 15th October : 4.00pm

Players Theatre

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Katie Fforde

A Secret Garden

Saturday 14th October : 6.00pm

Barns Centre

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Hugh Thomson

One Man and a Mule

Sunday 15th October : 10.00am

Players Theatre

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Patricia Scobie

A Baboon in the Bedroom

Friday 13th October : 4.00pm

Town Hall

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Richard Maguire

I Dream in Autism

Saturday 14th October : Noon

Museum

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Simon Heffer

The Age of Decadence

Sunday 15th October : 1.00pm

Town Hall

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Samantha Ellis

Take Courage : Anne Bronte and the art of life

Friday 13th October : 2.00pm

Library

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Mike Read

Radio Ga Ga

Saturday 14th October : 6.00pm

Players Theatre

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Dan Manea

Sinaia - A history of a unique Romanian city

Sunday 15th October : 1.30pm

Barns Centre

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Tim Moore

The Cyclist who went out in the cold

Sunday 15th October : 5.30pm

Christchurch

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Thursday

Literary Salon ‘Girls’ Night Out’

Thursday Theatre

Theatre

Theatre Theatre

Lots of wonderful things to see and hear : Click on the Panel for Details

Crime

Crime Panel ‘Deadlier than the male’

Crime

Music

Just for fun and Film Film

TALKids

TALKids

Ray Brooks

Me and My Shadow

Saturday 14th October : 10.30pm

Christchurch

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Rachel Crowther

Every Secret Thing

Friday 13th October : 10.30am

Library

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James Hamilton

Gainsborough : A Portrait

Sunday 15th October : 4.00pm

Town Hall

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Simon Brett

The Art of Crime Writing

Saturday 14th October : 10.00am

Town Hall

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Dame Jenni Murray

The History of Britain in 21 Women

Sunday 15th October : 2.30pm

Spread Eagle Hotel

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Charles Spencer

To Catch a King

Thursday 12th October : 6.30pm

Players Theatre

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Fiona Stafford

The Long Long Life of Trees

Friday 13th October : 6.00pm

Town Hall

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Jeremy Vine

What I Learnt

Wednesday 11th October : 7.00pm

Spread Eagle Hotel

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NEWS….

Events by Subject …. (Click on the panel for full details)

Author Events….(Click on the Picture)

JFF & Film

Opening Hours for the

TAL BOX OFFICE

in the Town Hall, Thame


Tues/Fri : 10.00am-4.00pm

Sat : 9.30am-2.00pm

(Except for Thame Fair Weekend)


Opens on FRIDAY 8th SEPTEMBER

NOTICE of Event Reschedule

The Free 2017 Festival Souvenir Brochure is now available.

Get your copy from The Book House, or The Town Hall or from most of the pubs and cafes around town.

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