Free tea and coffee Please bring a packed lunch.
Jonathan Korejko: history, techniques, methods and recipes used in hand papermaking. In the 2013 workshop Tennyson’s paper was made with dandelion petals! Words, music and illustrations in books may also decorate papers, and fibres in pages of old books can make new pulp.
Jonathan Korejko Diploma in Fine Art, printmaking, from the Art Academy Dusseldorf, Germany, studied at Kingston Polytechnic and Boston College University, USA. He runs workshops for many agencies including the National Trust, hospitals and schools.
With a background of the change in food, farming, cooking and the restaurant trade since WWII, Prue’s trilogy follows the lives and loves of the Oliver and Angelotti families, most of whom are cooks, restaurateurs and farmers. Prue joins guests for lunch: a glass of wine with the main course, a Pudding Club dessert and coffee.
Prue Leith CBE “flunked” out of Cape Town University, went to the Sorbonne, studied Cordon Bleu in London, started Leith’s Good Food, opened Michelin starred restaurant Leith’s, and Leith’s School of Food and Wine. She has written for The Daily Mail, Sunday Express, and The Guardian. Her twelve cookbooks include Leith’s Cookery Bible. Her other novels include Leaving Patrick and The Choral Society
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Jason Wood’s illustrated account of how he went to Agatha Christie’s holiday home, Greenway – gifted to the National Trust – and uncovered the story, and a little mystery, of the contents which included a collection of studio ceramics.
Jason Wood an archaeologist, Christie fan and heritage consultant for over thirty years, has been Director of Heritage Consultancy Services since 1998. He was Chairman of the National Trust’s Archaeology Panel for nine years until 2014, and is currently enhancing the Trust’s inventory of studio ceramics, researching associated archives, and advising on display, exhibitions and retail opportunities. He is also Specialist Consultant in Studio Ceramics at Adam Partridge Auctioneers and Valuers: http://www.adampartridge.co.uk/
Free to full-time students
Doors open 6.30pm CCSPAʼs Bar
Peter Frankopan introduces his ground breaking world history: for centuries, fame and fortune was to be found in the west – in the New World of the Americas. Yet the region stretching from eastern Europe and sweeping right across Central Asia deep into China and India, the true centre of the earth, is where civilisation itself began. As a new era emerges, the region is taking centre stage in international politics, commerce and culture – and is shaping the modern world. The Silk Roads are rising again.
Guardian / Observer / The Times / Daily Telegraph / TLS and History Today Books of the Year 2015.
Daunt Books Non-Fiction Books of the Year 2015, Sunday Times The Year’s Finest Books 2015, Bloomsberg Business Best Books of 2015, The Times Writers’ Top Picks of 2015, The Bookseller Most Selected Books of the Year 2015, Prosper / The Week Must-Read Business Books of 2015.
Peter Frankopan, Senior Research Fellow at Worcester College, Oxford, and Director of the Centre for Byzantine Research at Oxford University, took a First in History and was Schiff Scholar at Jesus College, Cambridge, before completing his doctorate at Oxford, where he was Senior Scholar at Corpus Christi College. He has lectured at leading universities all over the world, including Cambridge, Yale, Harvard, Princeton, NYU, King’s College London and the Institute of Historical Research. His other books: his revised translation of The Alexiad by Anna Komnene and The First Crusade
Free to full-time students
Doors open 8pm CCSPAʼs Bar
Roger Crowley presents an epic tale: in an astonishing blitz of thirty years, a handful of visionary and utterly ruthless empire builders, with few resources but breathtaking ambition, attempted to seize the Indian Ocean, destroy Islam and take control of world trade. A Sunday Times History Book of the Year 2015.
Roger Crowley read English at Cambridge. He has had a varied career as a teacher and publisher and now writes full time. He has contributed to BBC Radio 4 In our Time and the series Ottomans versus Christians: A Clash of Civilisations in 16th Century Europe. His other books: Constantinople, Empires of the Sea, a Sunday Times History Book of the Year 2009 and a New York Times Bestseller and City of Fortune.
“A constant joy to read.” Sunday Times
“… amazing narrative power.” Antonia Fraser, History Today
This evening’s events are sponsored by Draycott Books Tel 01386 841392 @DraycottBooks
With thanks to Chipping Campden School Parents Association @CampdenPA
A Caramba Theatre Company production: two abridged plays in one evening.
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