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 6th||6.30pm - 8.00pm||Sarah Beeny||The Simple Life : How I Found Home|
|6.30pm - 8.00pm||Matthew Rice||Rome: A Sketchbook|
|Tuesday 7th||10.30am||Clare Balding||Isle of Dogs: A canine adventure through Britain|
|1.00pm||Prue Leith||Bliss on Toast|
|Wednesday 8th||10.30am||Adam Henson||Christmas on the Farm : Wintry tales from a life spent working with animals|
|3.00pm||Louise Tickle||Between the Lies|
|Thursday 9th||1.30pm||Matt Adlard||Bake it Better|
|2.30pm||Lucy Hunter||The Flower Hunter|
More details on the demo’s and reserving your space can be found here…
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 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 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 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 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.
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.