Come and join
Come and join us at Maggie’s Oxford for a range of fascinating talks from Clare Flynn, David Freeman, Dan Snow, Caspar Henderson, George Clarke and Charlie Luxton. All talks will end with a question and answer session.
£20 per talk. All tickets include a glass of wine and nibbles.
Clare Flynn – Wednesday 16th May, 7.30pm
Come and hear Clare Flynn, author of ‘A Greater World’, ‘The Chalky Sea’ and many others. Her books deal with displacement – both physical and emotional and have a strong sense of time and place. They draw on her extensive travels and experience of living in many different places.
David Freeman – Thursday 5th July, 7.30pm
David Freeman demonstrates how the music business started in Victorian times.
This event is all about how sound waves were first captured on fragile spinning wax cylinders and how this beautiful simple technology evolved into 78 discs and then into 45 rpm vinyl singles and the much loved 33rpm LP.
David will bring along his Edison Phonograph and original cylinders and from that starting point he will explore the entrancing world of analogue sound.
David Freeman is an ex-science teacher who became a broadcaster. He has a passion for music and how it has been recorded and reproduced over the years.
Dan Snow – Thursday 13th September, 7.30pm
Dan Snow is a presenter and popular historian. He has presented programmes like ‘1066: A Year to Conquer England’ and ‘The Vikings Uncovered’. He has a history slot on ‘The One Show’ and hosts the podcast ‘Dan Snow’s History Hit’. Dan has also written several books on history, several in partnership with his father, Peter Snow.
Caspar Henderson – Tuesday 18th September, 7.30pm
Caspar Henderson is a writer and journalist. His is the author of‘The Book of Barely Imagined Beings’ and ‘A New Map of Wonders – explorations of science, beauty and wonder in times of rapid change’.
George Clarke – Tuesday 30th October, 7.30pm
George Clarke is an architect, TV presenter and Creative Director of architectural practice George Clarke Partners. He is best known for presenting ‘The Home Show’, ‘The Restoration Man’ and ‘George Clarke’s Amazing Spaces’. George has also written several books to accompany his shows.
George enjoys lecturing and is passionate about the way architecture can transform our everyday lives; his aim is to make architecture popular and accessible to everyone.
George is also an ambassador for Maggie’s.
Charlie Luxton – Thursday 8th November, 7.30pm
Charlie Luxton is an architectural designer who combines his design work with writing and presenting TV programmes. He is best known for ‘Treehouses’, ‘Our Homes and Property’ and ‘Build a New Life in the Country’. He is also a regular designer on ‘DIY: SOS’, and wrote ‘Restored to Glory’ back in 2005.
Charlie is particularly passionate about the environment and communicating his enthusiasm for sustainable architecture and eco-friendly design.
If you have any further questions please drop us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Register here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/talks-at-maggies-oxford-tickets-43390037771?aff=es2
May 16 (Wednesday) 7:30 pm - November 7 (Wednesday) 7:30 pm