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Forthcoming Events

May
13
BELTA Day 2017
David Crystal presents two plenaries and a language Q&A as part of BELTA Day 2017
May
15
The story of Be
@ 18:45
A talk for how to: Academy

David Crystal presents a verb's-eye-view of the English language
CNCFD - Condé Nast College of Fashion & Design, 16-17 Greek Street, Soho, London, W1D 4DR
Jun
02
Glamorous Grammar
@ 13:00
David Crystal presents a talk for the Hay Festival, based on his recent book Making Sense: the glamorous story of English grammar
Tata Tent, Hay Festival, Hay on Wye
Jun
11
An event for WORDS of Bromsgrove
@ 19:30
Talk title to be confirmed
The Studio, Artrix, Slideslow Drive, Bromsgrove, B60 1PQ
Jun
13
The Glamour of Grammar: bringing grammar alive in the classroom
David Crystal speaks at the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education conference, Getting it Write
CLPE, Webber Street, corner of Webber Row, London, SE1 8QW
Jun
30
Mastering Eloquence
@ 19:00
A talk for Bradford Literature Festival

David Crystal demonstrates the myths and realities surrounding the notion of eloquence, explored in his book The Gift of the Gab: How Eloquence Works
Waterstones, The Wool Exchange, Hustlergate, Bradford, BD1 1BL
Jul
20
The story of Be
@ 10:15
David Crystal presents a verb's-eye-view of the English language

An event for Buxton Festival
Gardens Marquee, Pavilion Gardens Promenade, Buxton, SK17 6BE
Aug
18
David Crystal Summer Weekend
@ 09:00
Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 August

David Crystal presents a series of his talks on the structure, use, and history of the English language in this two-day event

£150 per day, to include buffet lunch, coffee and tea

Early bird booking by 1 June 2017: £125 per day

An event in aid of The Ucheldre Centre, Holyhead
Canolfan Ucheldre Centre, Holyhead, Anglesey, North Wales