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Historian Antony Beevor and actress Joanna Lumley at Buxton Festival on the 12th July, 2012. Buxton Opera House, Water Street, Buxton, SK17, 0845 127 2190, £10
Historian Joan Reid at the Benjamin Franklin House on the 23rd July, 2012. Benjamin Franklin House, 36 Craven St, WC2, 020 7839 2006, £5
Writer Pankaj Mishra at the London School of Economics on the 30th July, 2012. LSE Old Theatre, Houghton St, WC2, 020 7955 6043, free