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We are delighted to welcome Kadiatu Kanneh-Mason to the Festival. In the company of Will Gompertz, Kadiatu will share the challenges of bringing up her seven unbelievably talented musician children.

TAL Festival will be available live on the internet in October.

It will be different however we remain dedicated to bringing amazing speakers and to make the experience as enjoyable as we possibly can

If you can’t come to TAL Festival then TAL Festival will come to you.

From the comfort of your own home, you can join us at talks, music events, discussions. Using the magic of the internet, you can still ask questions of the authors and buy signed copies of their books.

We look forward to seeing you in October.

Put the dates in your diary 15th-18th October 2020

Don’t worry if you have never been to an online event. Connecting is simplicity itself and we will be available to help you if you need us. All you need is a PC, Laptop, or iPad, iPhone or Android – or a friend with one of them!

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