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The Cliveden Literary Festival

From £110

15th - 16th October 2022

Hailed by Alain de Botton as ‘the most dignified and beautiful literary festival on the planet’, The Cliveden Literary Festival 2022 will be an unmissable weekend of wonder.

Join us for an exciting weekend of stimulating discussion and debate with this year's stellar line up of speakers, see below.

This year’s festival features panels include:

  • Putin's Russia, chaired by Simon Sebag Montefiore, and Zelensky's Ukraine, with Serhii Plokhy and Anne Applebaum.
  • Vogue's editor-in-chief Edward Enninful on his rise to the top of the fashion world.
  • A constellation of all-star novelists on their craft; expanding history's horizons with William Dalrymple and Peter Frankopan.
  • Succession's Brian Cox on becoming Logan Roy.
  • Louise Perry daring to question the sexual revolution.

Full details of the festival programme will be announced in September 2022. 

2022 Speakers Include:

Monica Ali, Brian Cox, Peter Frankopan, Edward Enninful, William Boyd, Anne Applebaum, Robert Harris, William Dalrymple, Clarissa Ward, Sebastian Barry, Abi Morgan, Serhii Plokhy, Olesya Khromeychuk, Louise Perry, Howard Jacobson, Tina Brown, Ben Okri, Mark Galeotti, Julia Samuel, Merve Emre, David Nott, Katy Hessel, Radek Sikorski, Yana Peel, Flora Yuchnovich, Michael Gove, Andrea Marcolongo, Inaya Folarin Iman, Daisy Dunn, Nadhim Zahawi, Robert Hardman, Wesley Kerr, Sam Leith, Joanne Cash, Jonathan Haslam, Mikhail Zygar, Harry Mount, Antonia Romeo, Luke Johnson, Albert Read, Octavius Black, Simon Heffer, Andrea Elliott, Lucasta Miller, Alice Thomson, Camilla Tominey, Roy Foster, Wyre Davies, and our founders, Natalie Livingstone, Simon Sebag Montefiore, Catherine Ostler and Andrew Roberts Daisy Dunn, Nadhim Zahawi, Robert Hardman, Wesley Kerr, Sam Leith, Joanne Cash, Jonathan Haslam, Mikhail Zygar, Harry Mount, Antonia Romeo, Luke Johnson, Albert Read, Octavius Black, Simon Heffer, Andrea Elliott, Lucasta Miller, Alice Thomson, Camilla Tominey, Roy Foster, Wyre Davies, and our founders, Natalie Livingstone, Simon Sebag Montefiore, Catherine Ostler and Andrew Roberts.