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Up Next: Book Club: Elif Shafak | Wednesday 17 March

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SPRING FESTIVAL ONLINE 2021

Due to the ongoing pandemic, we are unable to deliver our usual live spring festival.
Instead, we will remain online until we can safely open our doors and welcome you back.

We will continue to bring you today’s most exciting writers and cover global issues.
Regular favourites like the Debut Writers panel and the New Statesman Debate will be back plus vibrant children’s events.

 

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

Spring Festival Online  21 – 25 April

CHILDREN'S FESTIVAL ONLINE

28 MARCH – 31 MARCH

Available on demand until 11 April

Authors include Julia Donaldson, Alex T. Smith, Smriti Halls, Neal Layton, and many more

Get access to every event for £15 with a Children’s Festival Online Pass

Annual subscription | £10

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Watch and listen to our expanding archive of over 90 audio and video recordings from our previous festivals.

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As part of the Cambridge Literary Festival we are delighted to make you a special offer: Try the New Statesman for just £12 for 12 weeks.

Enjoy some of the best political and cultural writing of our times by NS favourites such as John Gray, Stephen Bush, Ali Smith, Elif Shafak and James O’Brien.

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