Chiswick Book Festival – The Making of London

St Peter's Church St Peter's Church,, London

Journalist Nick Higham, who tells the story of London’s water in The Mercenary River, and C J Shuler, author of The Wood that Built London, discuss with historian Jessie Childs the many factors that have influenced the making of modern London. Tickets General Admission: £8 Book tickets: chiswickbookfestival.net All events in Chiswick: chiswickcalendar.co.uk/whats-on-in-chiswick Support The Chiswick Calendar The Chiswick Calendar CIC is a […]

Chiswick Book Festival – Philip Beale: Voyage of Discovery

St Peter's Church St Peter's Church,, London

Ex-Royal Navy Officer, Philip Beale talks about his book Atlantic BC which tells the remarkable story of his voyage in 2019 when he set sail in the Phoenicia, a reconstruction of a 6th century B.C wooden sailing ship. He sailed from Carthage (modern-day Tunis) across the Atlantic towards Florida in an attempt to show it was the Phoenicians […]

Chiswick Book Festival – Party Politics

St Peter's Church St Peter's Church,, London

Political journalist and broadcaster Michael Crick (One Party After Another) and documentary maker Michael Cockerell (Unmasking Our Leaders) discuss the murky world of UK party politics. Chaired by the BBC presenter of Politics Live Jo Coburn. Tickets General Admission: £8 Book tickets: chiswickbookfestival.net All events in Chiswick: chiswickcalendar.co.uk/whats-on-in-chiswick Support The Chiswick Calendar The Chiswick Calendar CIC is a community resource. […]