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‘City of Inspiration: The role of Oxford in the life and work of Evelyn Waugh and as catalyst for new writing in 2019'’

  • The Abingdon Arms High Street Oxford, England, OX3 United Kingdom (map)

Join us for a dynamic evening of readings and discussion as we welcome Dr Barbara Cooke (Co - Executive Editor of the Complete Works of Evelyn Waugh) back to the Abingdon Arms, to read from her 2018 publication, Evelyn Waugh's Oxford. Dr Cooke will be in good company as she will be joined by poet, Dr Robert M. Francis and playwright, Ms Sophie Swithinbank, both of whom will be performing readings of new, Oxford - inspired writing, created during their time as the 2019 David Bradshaw Creative Writers in Residence, at Worcester College and the Bodleian Library.

For more information about the Complete Works project, The David Bradshaw Creative Writing Residency and our guest speakers, please visit:

Earlier Event: 29 May
Community Afternoon Tea
Later Event: 4 June
Women of Beckley Lunch