Early 2018 (TBC)

This special evening event will be separate from the main Banbury Literary Live event. It will be held at the beginning of 2018 to coincide with World Book Day.

Please check back soon, more information to follow at a later date.

  • 7.30pm - Jackie Hagan

    Comedy and Performance Poetry: Jackie Hagan is a writer and a performer. She writes multi-award winning plays, stand-up comedy, performance poetry and solo shows. She runs workshops to help people who have been silenced, failed, vilifies or forgotten to find their own voice. She received a Jerwood Compton Poetry Fellowship this year and toured this Spring with her 'This is Not a Safe Space' tour. Jackie is a working class, queer amputee. Powerful stuff.

    Ticket pricing to be released shortly and then these will be available via The Mill Arts Centre Box office.

  • Special Event Details

    Previous years 'special event' speakers include:

    Felix Francis, Clare Mackintosh, Aoife Mannix, Malika Booker and Alycia Smith Howard.

    Visit our 'Speaker Archive' page to see all of the speakers who have appeared at our events over the years. If you would like to speak at our event, please get in touch via our contact form.

  • 11,00am - Nick Sharratt's Big Draw Along

    This special event is tickets only. Tickets are £10 each or £35 for a family for 4 and will be available through The Mill Arts Centre Box Office.

    Suitable for everyone age 6+

    Children's writer and illustrator, Nick Sharratt, will show you how he creates his picture books. He'll show you how to create characters like Tracey Beaker and share some of his best drawing tips. Pencils and paper will be provided - just bring your imagination and be prepared to join in!