I am about as excited as I could be by a new book. This is One Midsummer’s Day: Swifts and the Story of Life on Earth, published by Jonathan Cape on 1 June 2023. I am speaking at the following events:
Sun 11, OFFICIAL LAUNCH EVENT June E A Festival 11.05-11.50 in conversation with organiser and friend Joanne Ooi, the official launch event, Hedingham Castle, Suffolk details here.
Sat 17 June, The Big Weekend of Swifts, 19.30-22.00, Stratford-upon-Avon, details here.
Thurs 22 June, Lancaster, in conversation with author and friend Karen Lloyd details here.
Sat 24 June, High Batts nature reserve, Yorkshire, 50th anniversary event, details tba.
Sun 25 June, 15.45-16.45 Wealden Literary Festival, Boldshaves, Kent details here.
Tues 29 June, 10-12.00 Sunart Fields, Whalley Bridge, Derbyshire, moth trap and nature walk, details here.
Thurs 6 July, 18.00-19.00, in conversation Newark Festival, Nottinghamshire, talk, some details here.
Sat 8 July, 10.00 – 12..00, 19.00-21.00 Broughton Hall, nr Skipton, Yorkshire, morning walk, evening talk details here.
Wed 12 July, 19.30-21.00, Leek, Staffordshire, in conversation with Mark Johnson, details here.
Sat 15 July, Hebden Bridge, Yorkshire, Flight performance with Propellor, details tba.
Sat 22 July, 16.00-17.00 Buxton International Festival, Derbyshire, in conversation with friend and author Sarah Ward, details here.
Sat 7 October, Diss Cornhall, Norfolk, in conversation with friend and author Terence Blacker, details tba.
Sun 8 October, Mannington Hall, north Norfolk, in conversation, details tba.
Thur 19 October Suffolk Bird Group, Woodbridge, Suffolk, talk, details tba.
Sat 21 October Shimpling Park Farm, Suffolk, morning nature walk, details tba.