Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search

SOLD OUT Brian Sewell in conversation with John Bird: Tramping Today – Marking the 110th Anniversary of George Orwell’s Birth Back to Events »

Wednesday 9th October 2013 6:30pm - 7:30pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Chargeable Event

SORRY, THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT Frequently - to the point of cliché in fact - described as Britain's most famous and controversial art critic, Brian Sewell is so much more; a fearlessly opinionated journalist, scandalously honest memoirist, reluctant TV presenter and self-described gypsy scholar. His waspish wit and uncompromising views have made him something of an icon (though he would surely reject the term), and have been shared with the public via his Orwell Prize-winning essays, his Evening Standard columns and, most recently, his two-volume memoirs, Outsider. Tonight he is joined by Big Issue founder and author of The Necessity of Poverty John Bird to discuss tramping and to reflect on homelessness and attitudes to it since Orwell's seminal Down and Out in Paris and London, in an event that marks the 110th anniversary of his birth.

In conjunction with Quartet Books and the Orwell Prize

 

Tickets: SOLD OUT


Venue: The Gallery at Foyles Charing Cross Road

 

Reviews

Leave a review

Related Items

Outsider: Always Almost: Never Quite
Brian Sewell
 
£12.00£9.0025%Add to Basket
Outsider: Always Almost: Never Quite: II
Brian Sewell
 
£25.00£22.5010%Add to Basket
The Necessity of Poverty
John Bird
 
£8.00£5.8427%Add to Basket
Down and Out in Paris and London
George Orwell
 
£7.99£5.9925%Add to Basket
Your Shopping Basket
Total number of items: 0
Sub total: £0.00
Edit Basket Go to Checkout
Select Currency: $ £
enCounter Culture
Signed Books and Copies
Animators Survival Kit
Latest Blog
Helping kids discover London's wildlife
23/10/2014

Autumn's natural wonders, even in a city like London, can offer all manner of fun and adventure this half-term, suggests Laura from our Royal Festival Hall shop.

GUEST BLOG: Poetry and art - a wartime romance
17/10/2014

Christiana Spens, illustrator and Director of 3:AM Press, looks at the the important relationship between books and the artwork that adorns them.

A book is for life, not just for GCSE
14/10/2014

Charlotte from our Bristol branch on how the books we read at school often resonate with us throughout lives, as well as starting us out on a lifelong journey of literary discovery.

View all Blog Entries
Twitter
© W&G Foyle Ltd
Version: 1.0.0.19527