“On Sunday we had a home fixture. The Beverley Folk Festival began 32 years ago and has gone from strength to strength. Held at the racecourse it boasts five music venues in huge marquees plus some indoor events in the Stands. I was being interviewed in one of...
I am really looking forward to visiting The Lowdham Book Festival hosted by The Bookcase and my conversation with BBC Nottingham’s John Holmes on Saturday evening where we will be talking about the third volume of my memoirs; The Long and Winding Road. John has...
“Matthew Parris is one of my favourite writers. His elegant prose has adorned ‘The Times’ for many years and long before I became a Member of Parliament he was that paper’s sketch writer on Parliamentary proceedings. His column was required...
“To University of London this evening to participate in ‘1984 Live’, a reading of the whole of Orwell’s dystopian novel between 9am and 10pm on 6th of June. The setting was the art-deco splendour of Senate House where the Ministry of...
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