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Terry Waite: Travels with a Primate

Terry Waite: Travels with a Primate

Book Tickets

Friday 27 Sep 20197:45pm Book Now (Early Bird £1 off till 20th Sept) (Sold Out)

Oundle Festival of Literature presents


Terry Waite


Travels with a Primate


Friday, 27th September, at 7:45pm


St Peter's Church, Oundle

North Street,  PE8 4AL


Tickets:


General £9/ Concessions £7


Early bird discount £1 till 20th September.



UPDATE 16th Sept; Tickets sold out.


We join the Archbishop, Terry and a host of other colourful characters as they travel around the world. Along the way, the Archbishop meets the Pope in Ghana, has a photo call with koalas, and meets the crowd via an ‘archmobile’ in Canada. He and his staff experience extreme weather conditions as well as some rather unusual local customs, entertainment and souvenir gifts, and an array of unfamiliar food and drink.


Whether navigating huge crowds or temperamental sound systems or dealing with the fact that their party has arrived at the wrong place or on the wrong day, the Archbishop remains affable and good natured, even when, despite Terry’s and the team’s best efforts, events descend into – in Runcie’s own words – ‘a bit of a shambles’. Terry’s engaging narrative also sheds light on the history of Lambeth Palace and the way in which the role of Archbishop of Canterbury has evolved over the years.


Terry Waite CBE was Advisor to the Archbishop of Canterbury from 1980 to 1992.


He is the author of Taken on Trust, Solitude, and, We join the Archbishop, Terry and a host of other colourful characters as they travel around the world. Along the way, the Archbishop meets the Pope in Ghana, has a photo call with koalas, and meets the crowd via an ‘archmobile’ in Canada. He and his staff experience extreme weather conditions as well as some rather unusual local customs, entertainment and souvenir gifts, and an array of unfamiliar food and drink.


Whether navigating huge crowds or temperamental sound systems or dealing with the fact that their party has arrived at the wrong place or on the wrong day, the Archbishop remains affable and good natured, even when, despite Terry’s and the team’s best efforts, events descend into – in Runcie’s own words – ‘a bit of a shambles’. Terry’s engaging narrative also sheds light on the history of Lambeth Palace and the way in which the role of Archbishop of Canterbury has evolved over the years.


Terry Waite CBE was Advisor to the Archbishop of Canterbury from 1980 to 1992.


He is the author of Taken on Trust, Solitude, and Out of the Silence, a cofounder of Hostage UK and Y Care International, and President of Emmaus UK.


Terry Waite will be in conversation with Viv Gascoine, Head of Laxton House, teacher of Religious Studies and lay chaplain at Oundle School.


a cofounder of Hostage UK and Y Care International, and President of Emmaus UK.


Terry Waite will be in conversation with Viv Gascoine, Head of Laxton House, teacher of Religious Studies and lay chaplain at Oundle School.



The OWL Talks: Electric Cars: When Is the Right Time to Plug in?

The OWL Talks: Electric Cars: When Is the Right Time to Plug in?

Book Tickets

Thursday 3 Oct 20197:30pm Book Now (Free entrance, limited spaces)

Transition Oundle presents


The OWL Talks


Electric cars: when is the right time to plug in? 


Thursday, 3rd October


7:30pm - 10pm



Free event - limited spaces, book early to avoid disappointment


Please note that online and telephone bookings incur £1.25 booking fee per transaction. Over the counter booking no fees.


Doors and bar open at 7pm


Queen Victoria Hall, Oundle

West Street, PE8 4EJ


Car fanatic and Editorial Director of Bauer Media's digital motoring portfolio (includes CAR magazine) Tim Pollard covers all you need to know about the take up of EVs and hybrid cars in the UK, charging infrastructure, costs, reliability, and their overall 'footprint' - and answers questions.                


This event is one of a series called the OWL talks - part of the Oundle Waste Less project organised by Transition Oundle - which aim to promote discussions about current thinking around the shift towards lower carbon and 'eco' lifestyles. Other topics covered include waste and recycling, food and farming, renewable energy, with more events in the pipeline for 2020.                      

The OWL project is funded through the National Lottery and East Northamptonshire Resource Management Funds and the OWL talks are sponsored by Nene Living.  The event is free to attend. Doors & bar open at 7pm but please reserve your seat in advance.