A Literary Novel Tea
Sept. 21, 2015Back to events index
We would love you to join us for a Literary Novel Tea
When: 21st September 2015
Where: Bumpers, Long Sutton, Nr Alton, Hampshire , RG29 1SJ
Time: 2pm - 5pm
Tickets: £25 per person
To include a Champagne Afternoon Tea whilst listening to a selection of fantastic, fascinating speakers.
Sophie Thompson As well as a fabulous and varied actingcareer (Four Weddings and a Funeral and Gosford Park amongst others), Sophie won Celebrity Masterchef last year. Her debut cookbook is full of recipes from family and friends. Sophie is the daughter of Eric Thompson and Phyllida Law and sister of Emma.
Nicola Beauman from Persephone Books. Nicola began reprinting ‘neglected women writers’ in 1999. She will talk about Persephone Books’s first fifteen years, about her life running a small publishing company and about women writers in general.
Cesca Major’s debut novel, The Silent Hours, just published, has received rave reviews from the critics. A gripping, fictional account of a real event in wartime France.This novel is set to become a bestseller for the summer and Cesca an exciting new talent to watch.
Georgie Newbery is a flower farmer, florist and writer of The Flower Farmer’s Year and Grow Your Own Wedding Flowers. She will demonstrate and talk about flowers.
By kind permission of Max and Stella Wildsmith
Committee: Rebecca Caplan, Cressida Mizen, Jackie Olivier, Melanie Rose,Melanie Shaw, Stella Wildsmith