Programme of Events


Thursday 17th September

People's Garden Municipal Gallery

6.00pm Perspectives in Environmentalism in a Warming World







Kostas Kaloudis, Director of Ionian Environmental Foundation, discusses with conservationist and campaigner Dr Lee Durrell why pushing planet care to the top of the agenda is critical. Chaired by author and Ambassador for the London Wildlife Trust, Tom Holland

7.30pm We Need To Talk About Donald - Populism and Protest in America and Europe







Professor Sarah Churchwell in discussion with Alex Preston on the repercussions of the forthcoming US election results on relationships with the EU and the new post-Brexit order

Friday 18th September 2020


Afternoon Cricket Match at Gouvia

Vido Island

6.30pm Cricket - A Socially Distanced Sport?

Writer and literary agent Charlie Campbell leads a panel discussion with Authors XI players David Owen, Jon Hotten, Matt Thacker and Tom Eadonis cricket still a game for all?

8pm Writing History - Fact and Fiction




Alex Preston chairs a discussion with historian James Holland and author Sebastian Faulks

Saturday 19th September


Afternoon Cricket Match at Gouvia


Gymnastikos Club


6.30pm How To Write For An Audience





















Literary agent Jamie Coleman asks three very different, acclaimed authors, Evie Wyld, Anthony McGowan and Sabine Durrant how they reach their readers

8pm The Age of Intolerance

Author and Dr Adam Rutherford in conversation with historian Tom Holland

Why is everyone so damned angry and how can we do better?

Sunday 20th September

Mid Morning Cricket Match in Corfu Town’s Main Square





Mansion in Alexandras Avenue

6.30pm Who Owns Culture?















Director of Byzantine Studies, Oxford, and best selling author Peter Frankopan

in conversation with historian and writer Elizabeth Speller

Agia Sophia, the Parthenon Marbles, the removed statues – who does it all belong to?

The speakers will be joined by a faculty member from the University of the Ionian