Oxford Lit Festival 2023: prize draw and discounts

From 25 March to 2 April, the Oxford Literary Festival is back. The festival organisers are offering Oxford staff a 20% discount on events and a chance at winning a pair of free tickets.  

The full festival programme, featuring an array of interviews, panels and courses is available to explore

Don’t miss the Chancellor’s Lecture: A Life of Crime on 29 March, where the Chancellor of the University of Oxford Lord Chris Patten will speak to one of Britain’s best thriller writers, Mick Herron, about his life and crime fiction writing. 

Many staff members are also taking part. Some events include: A Brief History of Black Holes and Why Nearly Everything you know about them is Wrong with Dr Becky Smethurst, The Immigrant’s Story in Modern Fiction with Onyeka Nwelue and Putin’s War on Ukraine: Russiaʼs Campaign for Global Counter-Revolution with Dr Samuel Ramani. 

Discount code  

All Oxford University staff are eligible to receive a 20% discount on festival tickets with code OUOXLIT23. The discount is available for all events except the creative writing courses and dinners. 

Prize draw for free tickets

Two pairs of free tickets are available in this year’s prize draw. To enter, please email internalcommunications@admin.ox.ac.uk with your contact details by 10 March.