Book Signings

Throughout the fair, Borzoi Bookshop will once again host a series of book signing on their stand. Some authors will also be demonstrating recipes from their books in our workshop tent.

Please note – the below schedule is subject to alterations

Monday 6th6.30pm - 8.00pmSarah BeenyThe Simple Life : How I Found Home
Tuesday 7th10.30amClare BaldingIsle of Dogs: A canine adventure through Britain
11.30amLydia MillenEvergreen
1.00pmPrue LeithBliss on Toast
Wednesday 8th10.30amAdam HensonChristmas on the Farm : Wintry tales from a life spent working with animals
12.30amKaleb CooperBritain According to Kaleb
3.00pmLouise TickleBetween the Lies
Thursday 9th1.30pmMatt AdlardBake it Better
2.30pmLucy HunterThe Flower Hunter

More details on the demo’s and reserving your space can be found here…

Author Bio’s

Kaleb Cooper

Kaleb Cooper is a 25-year-old farming contractor from Oxfordshire, who plays a central advisory role to Jeremy Clarkson in the Prime Video series Clarkson’s Farm. Kaleb has been working in farming since he was at school and studied agriculture at Moreton Morrell College. When he’s not working, Kaleb spends time with his young family and collects tractors and cars. His first book, The World According to Kaleb, was an instant Sunday Times bestseller and he has recently launched an agricultural bursary through the Royal Agricultural University as well as a UK theatre tour for 2024.

Clare Balding

Clare is an award-winning writer and broadcaster who has been at the forefront of sports presentation since 1998. She has been a key anchor at seven Olympic and six Paralympic Games as well as multiple Commonwealth Games and Winter Olympics. She was awarded a special BAFTA. She was a key commentator for both King Charles III’s Coronation in 2023 and for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee coverage in 2022. She has presented the television coverage of Crufts for nearly two decades and Lost Dogs Live on Channel 5. In 2013, she was awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List and in 2023 received a CBE for services to sport and charity in the Queen’s final Honours List.

Adam Henson

Adam Henson is a farmer, TV presenter, and an authoritative voice in British agriculture whose popular segment on BBC’s “Countryfile,” captivates millions. In his new book “Christmas on the Farm,” Adam shares his unique take on the festive season, inviting readers to embrace the magic of farm life through the winter. This book encapsulates his dedication to spreading the charm of farm life—a vibrant journey into rural festivities.

Lucy Hunter

Lucy is an award-wining landscape designer with 20 years of experience at creating gardens. Also, a floral designer, photographer and fine artist, she describes herself as a ‘restless creative’. Lucy travels the globe, designing gardens and teaching sell out floral workshops. She is the author of the best-selling ‘The Flower Hunter’ and ‘The Flower Hunter, creating a floral love story inspired by the landscape’, both published by Ryland, Peters and Small. Lucy lives on the side of a mountain in North Wales with her husband, dogs and cats – Instagram @lucytheflowerhunter.

Demo – Winter Floral Urn Arrangement, Thursday 9th, 13.30pm

Dame Prue Leith, DBE, DL

Prue is a businesswoman, journalist, novelist, cookery writer and broadcaster. Her restaurant, Leith’s, had a Michelin Star, she is a past winner of the Veuve Clicquot Businesswoman of the Year and has been a Director on many boards, including British Rail and Whitbread. She is currently a judge on the Great British Bake Off. She likes salmon fishing and home life.  

Matt Adlard

Matt Adlard is a self-taught baker and pastry chef from Norwich.  Through his Bake It Better online baking school as well as his Instagram and TikTok videos, Matt shares the basics to baking, how to transition to advanced skills, and how to become a pro-level baker.

Demo – Bake it Better, Thursday 9th, 12.30pm

Louise Tickle

Louise Tickle is an award-winning journalist and broadcaster. In 2022, her Tortoise Media investigation, Hidden Homicides, was nominated for the Orwell Prize for Exposing Britain’s Social Evils. She lives up a winding hill in the Cotswolds, and heads west to the Pembrokeshire coast and its spectacular island wildlife with her partner and two sons whenever she can. Between the Lies is her first novel

Lydia Millen

Lydia Millen is one of the original and most successful UK influencers in the lifestyle and fashion space. She has a combined reach of nearly 4 million followers who she generously shares her life with through vlogs, personal blog posts and stunning imagery.  Her new book Evergreen crystallises Lydia’s unique and optimistic view on life which has already inspired many to embrace the natural world as their source of joy, mindfulness and connection.

Sarah Beeny

Presenter Sarah Beeny began her property and investment businesses at 19 with her brother and her then boyfriend, Graham Swift, who is now her husband. After documenting their renovation of the Grade II-listed mansion Rise Hall in Yorkshire on Channel 4’s Beeny’s Restoration Nightmare (dividing their time between London and Yorkshire while running it as a wedding venue) the couple sold up in 2019 and moved to a 220-acre sheep farm in Somerset with their four sons Billy, Charlie, Rafferty and Laurie.