The Plenary Speakers will be:

For Creative Writing: Kate Clanchy, MBE, award-winning poet and teacher

For Literature: Professor Lyndsey Stonebridge

For Language: a panel of Professor Devyani Sharma, Professor Jennifer Smith and Professor David Adger


The Salon will feature: David Crystal, Bart Van Es, Priyamvada Gopal, Sandeep Parmar with more TBC.


We anticipate that there will be around 180 panels and sessions