A part of the Colombo Series Fairway Galle Literary Festival
The renowned Fairway Galle Literary Festival 2015 announces its first talk series by the world famous Sir Roy Strong on ‘Shakespeare’s Gardens’. The illustrated talk will take place on Tuesday the 24th of November 2015 at the Land Rover Showroom located at No. 74, Flower Road, Colombo 7.
Sir Roy, an English art historian, museum curator, writer, broadcaster and landscape designer came to prominence at age 32 when he became the youngest director of the National Portrait Gallery. With many accolades under his belt, Sir Roy is also the youngest director of the Victoria and Albert Museum at age 38. Knighted in 1983, he also went on to being awarded The Royal Photographic Society's President's Medal and Honorary Fellowship in recognition of a sustained, significant contribution to the art of photography in 2003.
The much anticipated Fairway Galle Literary Festival will be held from the 8 to the 10 of January in Kandy, 13 to 17 in Galle and the 23 and 24 in Jaffna. In the lead up to the event, the talk hosted in conjunction with Land Rover and IDL will feature a discussion and Q & A session on ‘Shakespeare’s Garden’ for a limited number of guests. Tickets are priced at Rs. 1000 and will be sold on a first come first serve basis. Proceeds from the event will be donated to The Serendipity Trust. For more information or to purchase tickets contact Renuka on 0712015681.