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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

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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Sat.Pm

Martin Kemp

Mona Lisa : The People and the Painting

Saturday 14th October : 3.00pm

Christchurch

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Sat.Am

Jenny Uglow

Mr Lear

Saturday 14th October : Noon

Town Hall

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Friday

Bomber Command

The Battle of Berlin

Friday 13th October : 12.30pm

Christchurch

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Sat.Pm

Marie-Elsa Bragg

Towards Mellbreak

Saturday 14th October : 4.30pm

Christchurch

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Sat.Pm

Alex Preston

As Kingfishers catch fire

Saturday 14th October : 6.00pm

Museum

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Sun.PM

Henry Hemming

M - Maxwell Knight, MI5’s Greatest Spymaster

Sunday 15th October : 4.00pm

Players Theatre

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Sun.PM

Katie Fforde

A Secret Garden

Saturday14th October : 3.00pm

Barns Centre

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Sun.Am

Hugh Thomson

One Man and a Mule

Sunday 15th October : 10.00am

Players Theatre

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Friday

Patricia Scobie

A Baboon in the Bedroom

Friday 13th October : 4.00pm

Town Hall

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Sat.Am

Richard Maguire

I Dream in Autism

Saturday 14th October : Noon

Christchurch

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Sun.PM

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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Sun.Am

Dan Manea

Sinaia - A history of a unique Romanian city

Sunday 15th October : 1.30pm

Barns Centre

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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

TALKids

TALKids Sat.Am

Ray Brooks

Me and My Shadow

Saturday 14th October : 10.30pm

Christchurch

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Friday

Rachel Crowther

Every Secret Thing

Friday 13th October : 10.30am

Library

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Sun.PM

James Hamilton

Gainsborough : A Portrait

Sunday 15th October : 4.00pm

Town Hall

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Sat.Am

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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Friday

Fiona Stafford

The Long Long Life of Trees

Friday 13th October : 6.00pm

Town Hall

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Click Here to watch Jeremy’s excxlusive interview for TAL Festival

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

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Join the first ever

THAME ART CRAWL

At


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Sat.Pm

Patrick Bishop

Air Force Blue

Saturday 14th October : 1.30pm

Spread Eagle Hotel

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THE TAL FESTIVAL CHALLENGE

For the full festival experience, we encourage everyone to go to at least one event you know nothing about. It can be a very interesting and inspiring experience.

Why not risk an hour of your life and try it for yourself?

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