WIN: Nick Clegg tickets for Sheffield's Off The Shelf this Friday
The 49-year-old Sheffield Hallam MP will reveal all about his role at the heart of the former coalition Government when he talks about his new book Between the Extremes.
It gives a frank account of his experiences of politics, power and defeat.
VIDEO PREVIEW: Nick Clegg among big names at Sheffield's Off The Shelf 2016 book festivalFor decades Britain has been divided between Left and Right but now, with nationalism resurgent and mainstream parties in turmoil, new divisions define the country. Part memoir, part road-map, Clegg argues our future will rely more than ever on collaboration, compromise and co-operation.
Clegg offers a frank account of his spectacular rise in the 2010 general election, through his tumultuous years as Deputy Prime Minister, to a brutal defeat in 2015 in order to tell the inside story of this change and reflect on what it means for our future.
He will be in conversation with Dr Andy Price - Head of Politics at Sheffield Hallam University - at the Pennine Theatre, at Sheffield Hallam University's Owen Building, Howard Street, on Friday, September 16, 6pm to 7.30pm.
We have five pairs of tickets to be won. See competition details below.
BUY TICKETS: Guarantee your seats. Tickets are £8 or £6 concessions, plus a 50p booking fee per ticket. Buy online at offtheshelf.org.uk, call the SIV Tickets hotline on 0114 22 33 777, call in person at Sheffield City Hall box office, in Barkers Pool, or buy on the door at the event, subject to availability.
Now one of the largest literary festivals in the UK, attracting some of the best known names in literature and media to Sheffield, this year's 25th anniversary ff The Shelf line-up includes celebrity chef Hugh Fernley Whittingstall, TV presenter and actor Tony Robinson, award winning journalist John Pilger, Labour's former home Secretary Alan Johnson, New Faces winner, singer and actress Patti Boulaye, artist, illustrator and hip-hop musician Kid Acne and best selling authors such as Nick Hornby,
There will be special events to mark the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare, 200 years since the birth of Charlotte Brontë and 100 years since the birth of Roald Dahl.
The festival will also begin a new chapter in its own history,with both the University Of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University working together to support and evolve it, in association with Sheffield City Council and Lottery funded Arts Council England.
WIN NICK CLEGG OFF THE SHELF TALK TICKETS
For your chance to win one of five pairs of tickets simply enter our free entry competition by Twitter or email.
Simply follow Graham Walker on Twitter @GW1962 and retweet any of his #JPcompNC tweets.
Or email your full name, age, address, home phone and mobile number, with #JPcompNC in the subject field, to [email protected]But hurry, the deadline is Thursday, September 15, 6pm. One entry per person. Event is suitable for 16 years and over. Please do not enter if you cannot attend the event on Friday night. Winners will be notified Thursday night.
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