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Richard O. Smith and Ann-Turi Ford 'Norse & Nordic Oxford'
Wed 24 May 2017, 19:00 – 20:00 BST
We are delighted to be hosting an event with authors Richard O.Smith and Ann-Turi Ford who will be discussing their book 'Norse & Nordic Oxford'.
'Norse & Nordic Oxford introduces the many Nordic connections to Oxford, exploring how you can view Oxford's architecture, art, music, Christianity, literature, languages, sports and lots more through Nordic glasses.
The event will also feature a special performance by a Norwegian folk band who will be joining us from Oslo.
Richard O. Smith is the author of many humorous books including 'Oxford Examined: Town & Clown','Oxford Student Pranks' and 'The Man with His Head in the Clouds'. He was the principal screenwriter of The Unbeatables movie and has written for BBC Radio 4's The Now Show, The News Quiz, BBC2's Dara O'Briain's Science Club and The Oxford Times.
Ann-Turi Ford is a Norwegian- English journalist, non-fiction writer and singer. She has written three books about the local history of her home-peninsula Nesodden. She is a part-time journalist, where she has interviewed most of the Royal Family and Norwegian celebrities.
This event will be held in the Norrington Room.