Join us for another sparkling event of authors, food and friends at Hampden House. Enjoy fascinating discussions with literary luminaries, accompanied by delicious food and drink in glorious surroundings with your friends, all in aid of Pace. We are delighted to welcome two very exciting writers who will be joining us to discuss their latest books.
Thursday 23rd February, 7pm-10pm
Peter Frankopan – The Earth Transformed, An Untold History. In Conversation with Dr Adam Rutherford.
The evening starts at 7pm with drinks and canapés, continuing with author discussion and book signing. A delicious two course bowl supper will be served afterwards.
Peter Frankopan is Professor of Global History at Oxford University.
Praise for Peter’s work: The Silk Roads: A New History of the World, published by Bloomsbury in 2015, was a No. 1 Sunday Times bestseller and remained in the top 10 for nine months after publication. It was named one of the ‘Books of the Decade’ 2010–2020 by the Sunday Times.
Adam Rutherford is a Professor of Genetics and Biosciences, a Sunday Times bestselling author of numerous books on genetics and evolution and a broadcaster; he hosts BBC’s Inside Science and The Curious Cases of Rutherford and Fry.
Friday 24th February, 10.30am-1.30pm
India Knight – Darling. In Conversation with Georgia Coleridge.
The morning starts with coffee and pastries at 10.30am, continuing with author discussion and book signing. A delicious two course bowl lunch will be served afterwards.
India Knight is the best selling author of four novels. She is a weekly columnist for the Sunday Times and lives in Suffolk with her partner and three children.
Nancy Mitford’s romantic comedy, The Pursuit of Love is delightfully reimagined with warmth and caustic charm in India Knight’s new book, Darling – the kind of book you take to the bath and keep reading even through the water has gone cold!
Georgia Coleridge is a professional energy healer and the author of The Chakra Project. As a former journalist, she has also written about health and family matters for a variety of publications including The Sunday Times and Vogue.
For any queries or information on the waiting list for this event please contact the Pace fundraising team on 01296 614287