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CANCELLED – Nature Writing as an Act of Protest.

DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. IF YOU HAVE PURCHASED TICKETS YOU WILL BE ISSUED A FULL REFUND.

 

Nature writer and campaigner Nicola Chester will talk about the wildlife she encounters on a daily basis in our area, what inspires her to write and why she must.

Nicola grew up in West Berkshire and has lived beside the river that inspired The Wind in the Willows, below the hill where Richard Adams wrote Watership Down, next to Greenham Common as the missiles came in, next to Newbury Bypass as that was built and in a tied cottage on Highclere Estate, before it became ‘Downton Abbey’! She is the RSPB’s longest running female columnist, a Guardian Country Diarist  and has written over 700 column pieces for the award-winning Newbury Weekly News, as well as having essays in books on wild writing.

 

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