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Sat, 19 Feb


25 Gold St

In Conversation with Vicki Hird and Nicola Chester.

Join us for an afternoon of Nature and sustainability. In collaboration with Sustainable Tiverton we bring you Authors Nicola Chester and Vicki Hird. Nicola's new book 'On Gallows Down' is a powerful memoir shaped by landscape. Vicki's 'Rebugging the Planet' brings intelligent insects and minibeasts

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In Conversation with Vicki Hird and Nicola Chester.
In Conversation with Vicki Hird and Nicola Chester.

Time & Location

19 Feb 2022, 13:30 – 15:30

25 Gold St, 25 Gold St, Tiverton EX16 6QB, UK

About The Event

PLEASE NOTE VENUE CHANGE, now at 25 Gold Street,  in collaboration with Sustainable Tiverton, we will be hearing from both author's about their brand new books published by Chelsea Green UK. We will then have conversation and Q&A with both Nicola and Vicki before Sustainable Tiverton chat about issues local to us. Suitable for Children, plenty of room for little ones and bigger little ones! Under 16 are free!

In Rebugging the Planet, Vicki Hird shows us that bugs are beautiful, inventiveand economically invaluable. They are also responsible for pollinating plants,feeding birds, defending crops and cleaning water systems. But with 40% of insect species at risk of extinction and a third more endangered, our planet is headed towards an insect apocalypse. We have to start giving worms, spiders, beetles, ladybirds and butterflies the space they need to flourish!

On Gallows Down is a powerful, personal story shaped by a landscape deeply loved; one that ripples and undulates with protest, change, hope - and the search for home. From the girl catching the eye of the 'peace women' of Greenham Common to the young woman protesting the loss of ancient and beloved trees, and as a mother raising a family in tied and tenanted farm cottages on grand, country estates, this is the story of how Nicola came to write - as a means of protest.


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