Save over 25 percent on tickets to this afternoon of talksWhat is it?
An afternoon of talks by the nominees of the 2018 Wellcome Book Prize – exclusively reduced for Time Out.
When is it?
Sunday April 29 at 3pm.
If you haven’t heard of the literary platform 5x15, the clue’s in the name. The format is simple: five selected speakers get fifteen minutes each to speak on a variety of topics. And this year, the annual event at Cecil Sharp House is a very special one indeed, as well as showcasing five speakers – the five writers nominated for this year’s Wellcome Book Prize, it's hosted by TV star Rick Edwards. The Prize is a celebration of the myriad ways in which books touch upon the realms of health, medicine and illness – and writers can be nominated if they have written one in any category. The selection of nominees is particularly rich this year, with five of the writers being shortlisted for debut books.
Tickets are usually £10, with an additional booking fee, but this us, they’re a flat £7.50. Don't miss out on this exciting, stimulating one-off event
Who are the speakers?
Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀ (nominated for ‘Stay With Me’)
Lindsey Fitzharris (nominated for ‘The Butchering Art’)
Kathryn Mannix (nominated for ‘With the End in Mind’)
Sigrid Rausing (nominated for ‘Mayhem: A memoir’)
Meredith Wadman (nominated for ‘The Vaccine Race’)
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