Marlborough LitFest is joining the celebrations of the town’s link with Eglantyne Jebb who founded Save the Children one hundred years ago and who taught in St Peter’s School from 1899 to 1890.
She won the world's toughest, longest horse race - and has written a compelling account of her extraordinary victory
In 2013, on a bit of a whim, she travelled to Mongolia and became the first woman - and the youngest competitor - to win 'the world’s longest, toughest horse race'. Six years later Lara Prior-Palmer has written an astonishing book about the race: Rough Magic.
I had been asked to have the author of the 2017 Big Town Read to stay at my B&B, and was delighted to be able to offer her a room.
‘I’d better read her book before she comes’, I thought, and so picked up a copy of The Bees by Laline Paull.
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- Out to Africa - Marlborough to Tanzania – a Marlborough woman follows her dream
- Marlborough LitFest’s life affirming Big Town Read - author Raynor Winn on the couple’s coastal journey
- OBITUARY: The death of Alfie Johnson - famous as Marlborough's Town Cryer - a man held in affection by so many
- Canadian singer brings unique concert to Pewsey - where his grandfather was born
- The changing NHS: but change is not coming fast enough to ease the workforce crisis
- Gerald Isaaman OBE 1933 - 2019
- 'Midnight at Moonstone': the new children's book with a tremendous story and wonderful illustrations
- Performance of choral work celebrating Arctic Terns by composer & librettist from Avebury
- Award-winning folk artist Rachel Newton to perform at a Marlborough area village
- The changing NHS: another attempt to treat more people away from hospitals
- The changing NHS: when will our STP come out of the shadows?
- Marlborough LitFest 2019: announcing Joanne Harris, two Hiscox Debut Authors & the book for the Big Town Read
- NHS changes: is Wiltshire's Clinical Commissioning Group being retired? Surely not - it's only six years old
- NHS's local level changes: after restructuring comes reconfiguration and a new acronym - the PCN
- "The Storm": James Wilton's energetic dance company investigates mental health issues
- A senior GP's radical plan for the NHS - while the health system's tectonic plates are moving with unaccustomed speed
- Rankin, Duffy and Harris: three big name signings for LitFest 2019 - authors of three enticing books
- Review: Timmy Saville - Paintings and Collage at the White Horse Gallery
- Music Review: Kaleido's new release - 'Break Me For The Better'
- Review: from Mozart to Bernstein - Ryan Drucker's piano recital at St Peter's Church
- Double celebration and acclaim for Marlborough artists
- From police station to medical centre : Warwick shows the way
- Grants enable upgrade at Great Bedwyn Surgery
- St Peter's Church recitals: youthful Tee Trio enthral with youthful pieces by a trio of greats
- Swindon Choral Society return to Marlborough College Chapel - & soprano Leigh Michelow returns to Marlborough
- "Please listen to us…" St. John’s student appeals to Wiltshire Council over the future of St.Peter’s School building
- Kenneth Armitage at the White Horse Gallery - challenges and delights
- An impassioned plea for freedom & justice: Ben Okri to be Marlborough LitFest 2019’s Golding Speaker
- Review: Dominic Degavino's brilliant programme of German piano music at St Peter's Church
- REVIEW: John Virtue paintings at the White Horse Gallery - energy, immediacy, confidence…and scale