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Thame Arts and Literature Festival – 11th – 15th October 2017

Thame Arts and Literature Festival – 11th – 15th October 2017

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Every October since 2010, Thame has hosted an annual Arts & Literature Festival with approximately 35 events packed into an intensive and inspirational weekend.

The event attracts 3,500 people to various events across the town.

The line-up features Jeremy Vine, Charles Spencer, Dame Jenni Murray and Sharon Bolton.

Family events include:

Thame Cinema 4 All : A Monster Calls at The Players Theatre on Saturday 14th October at 10:30am

A film about a boy seeks the help of a tree monster to cope with his single mother’s terminal illness.

For children aged 12 and over

Price – Adults : £6.00 Children £3.50

The Butterfly with Suzanne Barton at the Town Hall on Saturday 14th October at 1:30pm

Join Suzanne for an hour of discovery and drawing as she runs her delightful interactive workshop for children aged 3+.

Price – £4

The Island at the End of Everything  with Kiran Millwood Hargrave at The Players Theatre on Saturday 14th October at 3pm

Kiran weaves her magic for children aged 9+ on Saturday.

Price – £4

The History of Science over 10,000 years with Chris Lloyd at The Town Hall on Sunday 15th October at 10am

Returning for the 3rd year, the very popular and hugely entertaining Chris Lloyd returns with his massive charts and bubbly personality.

Chris’ talks are always worth getting up on a Sunday morning for – suitable for all ages from 7 to 170!!

Price – Adults £6.00 Children £4.00

Thame Art Crawl

In partnership with Thame Arts & Literature Festival Thame Town Council are running the first ever Thame Art Crawl, giving festival goers the chance to stroll around Thame between events, to explore different venues celebrating art in the town centre.

Running from Wednesday 11 – Saturday 14 October 2017,  the Art Crawl will feature:

  • Live Art with Creation Station at the library on Saturday 2pm – 4pm
  • established galleries, artist and makers shops;
  • pop up art exhibitions;
  • live art activities where you can watch an artist at work, and sometimes get involved yourself
  • community arts groups.

For more information about Thame Arts and Literature Festival click here

If you’re looking for ideas for things to do with your little ones in Oxfordshire and the surrounding areas please click here



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