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Second Clifton Montpelier Powis Festival 2008

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20 July 2008 at 2:00 PM

Former Brighton resident Colin Spencer, food historian and cookery writer, novelist and painter, was commissioned in 1959 by the Times Literary Supplement to draw a series of portraits of distinguished writers. Amongst those who sat for him were Graham Greene, E M Forster, Evelyn Waugh and L. P. Hartley and he will talk about these and others.

Venue: St. Michael's Church

Price: £7 (£5)

Snake River Press
20 July 2008 at 4:00 PM

Snake River Press was founded in 2006 by Peter Bridgewater. He is now a highly successful publisher of 'beautifully produced and elegantly presented' cultural guides devoted entirely to different aspects of Sussex. The care and attention applied to these little books set them apart from others. Writers including Marcus Weeks (Sussex Music), David Mortimer (Sussex Wildlife) and Ann Kramer (Sussex Women) talk about their books and why they feel so committed to Snake River Press.


Venue: St. Michael's Church

Price: £7 (£5)


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