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    Canterbury Festival Event, Wed 22 Oct 2014

    John Campbell

    John Campbell

    Canterbury Cathedral Lodge

    Canterbury Cathedral Lodge

    Clagett Auditorium

    Clagett Auditorium


    One of the country’s leading political biographers, John Campbell has written about Edward Heath and Margaret Thatcher (The Grocer’s Daughter and The Iron Lady). His latest highly acclaimed work, Roy Jenkins: A Well-Rounded Life covers his subject’s long career from the age of Attlee to Blair, as well as the prolific writing and unconventional private life of the man widely regarded as the best Prime Minister we never had.

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    Dates Times
    Wed 22 Oct 2014 17:30


    Tickets £9

    Booking fees apply*.

    (*Booking Fees Apply – By phone & in person: £1 per ticket booking fee. Online: 75p per ticket booking fee. The maximum fee you will be charged when booking by phone or in person is £8. Booking fees are unlimited online.)



    See location of Canterbury Cathedral Lodge on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    Map reference: TR 151578  Lat: 51.27872 Long: 1.08281

    By Train:
    Canterbury West and Canterbury East train stations are both 0.5 miles away (10 min walk). Journey time from London by train is approximately just under one hour.

    By Road:
    If you are using Satellite Navigation, you should enter the address ‘Burgate, Canterbury’ rather than using our postcode.
    - From London: From M2 and M20 motorways, follow signs to A2 or Canterbury. Arriving in Canterbury, turn right onto the ring road at Rheims Way roundabout. Keep the city walls on
    your left. After the 3rd (St George’s) roundabout, turn left into Burgate
    - From Dover/Folkestone: Follow signs to Canterbury. You will arrive at the St George’s roundabout. Turn right onto the ring road and then left into Burgate.
    - From Ashford: Follow signs to Canterbury (A28). At Wincheap roundabout, turn right. Follow ring road. Turn left into Burgate. There is a Park and Ride site as you enter the city from this direction.

    Cathedral entrance gates:
    • 7am – 6pm turn RIGHT into Postern Gate, just after Pub.
    • 6pm – 7am continue straight down Burgate, turning right into Christ Church Gate just after
    • After 9pm – ring bell on left hand side of Christ Church Gate to gain entrance.

    Parking: with charge

    Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Canterbury East/West station

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