Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Announcement of UK programme at FIL

This morning we announced the UK programme for FIL (Feria Internacional del Libro) at a packed press conference in the Museo Tamayo. 150 writers, academics, publishers and artists; nine nights of music & dance; science, children's & gastronomic programmes; three exhibitions; a film festival; and a whopping great pavilion.
Too many names to list here but the writers include Irvine Welsh, Jeanette Winterson, Philippa Gregory, Andrew Motion; numerous professors inc Alan Knight and Paul Garner; Random Dance Company, Jazz Jamaica; Aurora Orchestra; indie hand Spector, a folk night from all four home countries; exhibitions by Davids Hockney & Shrigley; nine independent films; Shaun the Sheep etc etc. For full list (feel, the 80% that's so far confirmed), see here

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