One culture

One CultureOne Culture: festival of literature and arts

The 350th anniversary of the Royal Society's library was celebrated with the One Culture festival. Over the first weekend in October 2011 some of the best novelists, scientists, poets and historians joined forces to explore the crosscurrents between science and culture. You can read an introduction to the festival, download a podcast to hear more about it, read about a number of the events on our blog, see a selection of photos taken during the weekend in the festival gallery, or explore further by clicking on the images below.

Both days Saturday 1 October 2011 Sunday 2 October 2011

Ticket information

The festival will be held at
the Royal Society in central London.

Tickets for each event
will be available on the door.

Please see the individual
event listings for ticket prices.

Foyles bookstore

Foyles bookstore are the official bookseller for One Culture. Located at the heart of the festival venue they will be selling a range of titles that showcase the fascinating crosscurrents between science and literature, as well as books by the authors who will be taking part in discussions and signings throughout the weekend.

You can browse a selection of the books which will be on sale at the festival, or pre-order a copy now.


Thank you to our sponsors and partners.

Please note that by purchasing a ticket, you are consenting to photography and/or video recording of your image for promotional purposes.