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Ambition: A Night of Storytelling

Sat 10 Sep, 8.30pm

In a special night of storytelling, a stellar line-up of our most celebrated thinkers each deliver an address on this year’s Festival theme of ‘ambition’. Expect an unparalleled exploration into everything from the creative aspirations of writers in hot pursuit of artistic success, to the duelling instincts of virtue and vanity in our public and private desires, to the fallout of thwarted ambitions on the national and global stage. Don’t miss Julia Baird, Claire G Coleman, Jackie Huggins, Nazeem Hussain, Pirooz Jafari, Hannah Kent, Sarah Moss and Sisonke Msimang in this headline Festival event.


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