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Charleston to Charleston Literary Festival being held this weekend

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The Charleston Library Society and The Charleston Trust U.K. have

announced program details for Charleston to Charleston, the new

collaborative literary festival between Charleston, Sussex in the UK

and Charleston, SC, taking place today through Sunday. The festival

will offer a weekend series of programs dedicated to literature,

ideas, and creativity offering insights from contemporary speakers

from around the globe on wide range of topics.

Ticket prices range per event with student pricing starting at $15.

All-event passes are available for $250 and VIP all-access passes for

$425. For a link to the official festival brochure, click here.

The festival schedule is as follows (click on the event name for more

detailed information):

Thursday, November 2nd

Red Carpet Premier and Private VIP Champagne Reception followed by

Introduction and Film Screening of “Breathe”

TIME: 6:00 PM: Red Carpet and Private VIP Champagne Reception / 7:00

PM: Introduction and Screening / 9:00 PM: Q&A with William Nicholson

VENUE: Charleston Music Hall

TICKETS: Screening and Q&A: $25; VIP reception, screening and Q&A:

$60. Tickets available through Charleston Music Hall.

Friday, November 3rd

Small World: Charleston, SC and Charleston, UK Connections with

post-lecture reception at McCann residence, 56 Society St.

GUESTS: Charles Anson and Juliet Nicholson

TIME: 12:00 PM

VENUE: St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church

TICKETS: Lecture: $25; Lecture & Reception: $50

Bloomsbury and Charleston, SC: Tradition and Modernism

GUESTS: Barbara Bellows Rockefeller and Frances Spalding

TIME: 3:00 PM

VENUE: Charleston Library Society

TICKETS: $25

Reimagining Shakespeare: The Bard at Home and Away with post-lecture

reception at Charleston Library Society

GUESTS: Bernard Cornwell and Dominic Dromgoole with Nan Morrison

TIME: 5:30 PM

VENUE: Circular Congregational Church

TICKETS: Lecture: $50; Lecture & Reception: $150

Saturday, November 4th

Divided We Stand: The Battle Over Women's Rights

GUESTS: Marjorie Spruill and Belinda Gergel with Margaret Bradham Thornton

TIME: 11:00 AM

VENUE: Charleston Library Society

TICKETS: $25

Meditations on Greatness

GUESTS: Ben Okri with Jonathan Green

TIME: 1:00 PM

VENUE: Charleston Library Society

TICKETS: $25

Babyboomer Blues

GUESTS: William Nicholson and Miranda Sawyer with Juliet Nicholson

TIME: 3:00 PM

VENUE: Charleston Library Society

TICKETS: $25

Reimagining Shakespeare: The Gap of Time with post-lecture reception

at the home of Margaret and John Thornton, Pineapple Gate House, 14

Legare St.

GUEST: Jeanette Winterson

TIME: 5:00 PM

VENUE: Circular Congregational Church

TICKETS: Lecture: $50; Lecture & Reception: $150

Sunday, November 5

Virginia Woolf and Bloomsbury Painting: When Are Words Not Enough?

GUEST: Frances Spalding

TIME: 1:00 PM

VENUE: Charleston Library Society

TICKETS: $25

Charleston, UK and Sissinghurst: Preserving Artistic and Literary Legacies

GUESTS: Virginia Nicholson and Juliet Nicholson with Carter Hudgins

TIME: 3:30 PM

VENUE: Charleston Library Society

TICKETS: $25

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit

www.charlestontocharleston.com.

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Charleston resident Christian Senger is the man behind Holy City Sinner, one of the most popular local blogs in Charleston. For the last four years, the residents of the city have voted the website and its Twitter feed as the best in Charleston.

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