Past Fair Openers

  • Dr. Charles Saumarez Smith CBE

    2015 opener

  • Lord Hutton

    2014 opener

  • Hattie Morahan

    2013 opener

  • A N Wilson

    2012 opener

  • Anthony Horowitz

    2011 opener

  • Edward Vaizey

    2010 opener

  • Frances Fyfield

    2009 opener

  • Nick Ross

    2008 opener

2007 - Jeremy Paxman
2006 - John Humphrys
2005 - William Boyd
2004 - Jon Snow
2003 - Joan Bakewell

2002 - Jilly Cooper
2001 - Sir Michael Parkinson
2000 - Dr Desmond Morris
1999 - Janet Street-Porter
1998 - Dr Miriam Stoppard

1997 - Anna Ford 
1996 - Sir Nicholas Serota 
1995 - Sir Stephen Tumim
1994 - Rt. Hon. Stephen Dorrell 
1993 - Peter Bowles 

1992 - Jerry Hall
1991 - HRH Princess Michael of Kent
1990 - Selina Scott
1989 - Bamber Gascoigne
1988 - George Melly