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Festival opens today


The inaugural Gibunco Gibraltar International Literary Festival opens today with a stellar list of speakers appearing across the Rock.

Historian Antony Beevor, pictured right, gives this evening’s centrepiece Gibraltar Lecture, with a talk on the Spanish Civil War.

Other highlights today include Chocolat author Joanne Harris, actress and world authority on Indian food Madhur Jaffrey, television news presenter Peter Snow, explorer Robin Hanbury-Tenison, and Booker-winning novelist and poet Ben Okri.

For a complete listing of all of today’s events, click here.

Tickets for Saturday and Sunday events can be bought through this website. Tickets for all festival events can be bought at the festival box office in the Garrison Library. Most events are priced £10. A concessionary price of £7 is available for senior citizens, students and those aged 18 and under.