Charleston to Charleston Literary Festival Announces Program Line-Up

The Charleston Library Society and The Charleston Trust U.K. have announced program details for Charleston to Charleston, the new collaborative literary festival between Charleston, Sussex in the UK and Charleston, SC, taking place November 2nd through 5th. The festival will offer a weekend series of programs dedicated to literature, ideas, and creativity offering insights from contemporary speakers from around the globe on wide range of topics.

Ticket prices range per event with student pricing starting at $15. All-event passes are available for $250 and VIP all-access passes for $425. For a link to the official festival brochure, click here.

The festival schedule is as follows (click on the event name for more detailed information):

Thursday, November 2nd

    • TIME: 6:00 PM: Red Carpet and Private VIP Champagne Reception / 7:00 PM: Introduction and Screening / 9:00 PM: Q&A with William Nicholson
    • VENUE: Charleston Music Hall
    • TICKETS: Screening and Q&A: $25; VIP reception, screening and Q&A: $60. Tickets available through Charleston Music Hall.

Friday, November 3rd

  • Reimagining Shakespeare: The Bard at Home and Away with post-lecture reception at Charleston Library Society
    • GUESTS: Bernard Cornwell and Dominic Dromgoole with Nan Morrison
    • TIME: 5:30 PM
    • VENUE: Circular Congregational Church
    • TICKETS: Lecture: $50; Lecture & Reception: $150

Saturday, November 4th

  • Meditations on Greatness
    • GUESTS: Ben Okri with Jonathan Green
    • TIME: 1:00 PM
    • VENUE: Charleston Library Society
    • TICKETS: $25
  • Babyboomer Blues
    • GUESTS: William Nicholson and Miranda Sawyer with Juliet Nicholson
    • TIME: 3:00 PM
    • VENUE: Charleston Library Society
    • TICKETS: $25
  • Reimagining Shakespeare: The Gap of Time with post-lecture reception at the home of Margaret and John Thornton, Pineapple Gate House, 14 Legare St.
    • GUEST: Jeanette Winterson
    • TIME: 5:00 PM
    • VENUE: Circular Congregational Church
    • TICKETS: Lecture: $50; Lecture & Reception: $150

Sunday, November 5

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.charlestontocharleston.com.

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