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The Open University 50th anniversary readings

Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 14:00 to 15:00
The Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast

As part of Belfast Book Festival, celebrate the OU's  50th birthday with an array of readings from Irish writers published the year the University was founded.

Since 1969 the OU has been the leading university for flexible, innovative teaching and world-leading research, providing access to education for everyone and helping to transform lives.

Join us as we mark the occasion with poetry and polemic, fact and fiction, journalism and journeying, with people reading from the work of Seamus Heaney, Janet McNeill, James Plunkett, Iris Murdoch, James Simmons and many more.

Come and celebrate 50 years of education for all.

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