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Gala for Virginia Woolf

Dec 12, 2020, 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm


An evening of personal reflections and responses to the work of Virginia Woolf from a diverse range of writers, musicians, artists and fans. Listen to Mark Haddon on Virginia Woolf here.

Pour a glass of something cheery and join us for an entertaining evening.

With readings from a diverse range of fantastic writers, artists and musicians this event promises to be a lively celebration of all things Virginia Woolf.

Event in aid of the campaign for the first full-size statue of Virginia Woolf in the UK. Help us to reach our target of £50,000 and make Virginia Woolf’s bronze statue a reality! This is the clay model in progress below and 30% of funds raised to date.

MC: Linda Duberley, broadcaster and journalist

Writers: Kimberley Coates, Sarah Gristwood, Mark Haddon, Mark HusseyEmily Midorikawa and Emma Claire Sweeney, Frances Spalding, Mark Hussey, Anne Sebba

Comediennes: Deborah Frances White and Clare Summerskill

Artist: Louisa Albani

Theatre: Katie Mitchell preparing her production of ‘Orlando’ in Paris.

Scary Little Girls Theatre Company perform a mini-salon

Dyad Productions perform an extract from their adaptation of Woolf’s work A Room of One’s Own.