One of Britain's best known naturalists talks to us about one of Britain's most characteristic landscape features; the humble hedgerow and tells us why they are so important.
Helen Mockridge: 14th Mar 2016 17:03:00
Ian Mortimer The Time Traveller's Guide to Restoration Britain
If you could travel back in time, the period from 1660 to 1700 would make one of the most exciting destinations in history...
Fergal Keane Wounds
Fergal Keane OBE will join us at the Dorchester Literary Festival to talk about his latest book Wounds A Memoir of Love and War, a family story of a murder, blood and betrayal that tore an Irish town apart and causes men to be silent still.
Thomasina Miers Home Cook
Thomasina Miers, founder of Wahaca, winner of BBC Masterchef in 2005, will be joining us to talk about Home Cook her book of over 300 of her favourite, fuss free, mouthwatering recipes.
Iby Knill The Woman with Nine Lives
An Auschwitz Holocaust survivor, Iby Knill survived capture, imprisonment and torture before volunteering as a nurse with a slave labour transport. Now in her 90s she will join us to tell her remarkable story.
A N Wilson Charles Darwin Victorian Mythmaker
Best selling historian A N Wilson will talk about his latest book a radical reappraisal of Charles Darwin
We thoroughly enjoyed the Literary Festival again this year and eagerly await the next one...Thank you for bringing a great event to Dorchester.
We thoroughly enjoyed all of our visits and all being well will be there again next year.
Many thanks, and thanks again for a lovely event.
Congratulations to the whole Lit Fest team. I am glad it has been such a well-deserved success! The huge effort put into it is very clear to see, it is great when that is acknowledged and rewarded! We have been very happy to host the event -we are all very proud to be involved with the Lit Fest...
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