Peter Fiennes - Footnotes: A Journey Round Britain in the Company of Great Writers
Length - 60 mins
Tickets - £10
|Date||Saturday 9th November 2019|
|Doors Open||2:30 PM|
|Venue||College Lake Visitor Centre|
Fiennes’s fellow travellers are: Enid Blyton (Isle of Purbeck, Swanage, Weymouth); Wilkie Collins (Cornwall, Plymouth, Land’s End, Looe, St Ives); Ithell Colquhoun (Lamorna Cove); Celia Fiennes (Glastonbury, Wells, Bath, Bristol, Gloucester, Hereford); Gerald of Wales (Hereford, Hay on Wye, Newport, Cardiff, St Davids, Snowdonia); Somerville & Ross (North Wales); JB Priestley & Beryl Bainbridge (Stoke, Liverpool, Manchester, Blackpool, Bradford, Newcastle, York, Hull); Charles Dickens (Lake District, Doncaster, London); Johnson & Boswell (Edinburgh, Skye, Aberdeen).
PETER FIENNES is the author of Oak and Ash and Thorn (Oneworld) a Guardian Best Nature Book of the Year. As a publisher for Time Out, he published their city guides, as well as books about Britain’s countryside and seaside.
‘Fiennes is the best of guides’ - JOHN WRIGHT, author of A Natural History of the Hedgerow
‘As enjoyable a guide to the relationship of writers to the landscape of Britain as one could hope to read: beautifully written, moving in its reflections, and often very funny.’ - TOM HOLLAND