Winchester Festival: Simon Schama
Wordy: Sounding off on high art, low appetite and the power of memory
Sir Simon Schama has been at the forefront of the arts, political commentary, social analysis and historical study for over forty years.
As a teacher of Art History and an award-winning television presenter of iconic history-based programming, Sir Simon is equally a prolific bestselling writer and award- winning columnist for many of the world’s foremost publishers, broadsheet newspapers, periodicals and magazines.
Here he selects topics from 50 essays commissioned over the years on the arts, politics, food and life.