Join our mailing list

Emigrants: Why the English Sailed to the New World

James Evans

In association with Writers’ Centre Norwich

ADVANCE BOOKING IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE FOR THIS EVENT, TICKETS CAN BE BOOKED AT THE SPIEGELTENT BOX OFFICE 30 MINUTES BEFORE THE START OF A PERFORMANCE.

Complete with God, cod, golds and despair, James Evans’ Evening Standard number one bestseller Emigrants charts the remarkable personal stories of people who made the treacherous journey from Britain to the Americas during the 17th century.

Click here to see the full City of Literature Weekend programme

Important information

Assisted performances: BSL logo. BSL interpreted

Duration: c. 1 hour

James Evans

James Evans is a historian and television producer. His doctorate thesis on the national question in the new state of Yugoslavia after World War I was published in 2005. He produced popular historical documentaries, as well as helping with some of the accompanying books. His acclaimed account of Tudor exploration of the north-east passage, Merchant Adventurers, was praised for being entertaining and highly researched.

NNF18 - City of Literature Trailer

Tickets

Essential companions: Any audience member requiring an essential carer/companion can get one free ticket. Relevant discounts or concessions still apply to the paid ticket.

Book four or more events at the City of Literature Weekend and save £1.50 per ticket. Join us for all events across the weekend for £90 (save £46).

In association with Writers’ Centre Norwich

Writers' Centre Norwich logo. Norwich City of Literature Logo