Venue: Dulverton Catholic Church, High Street, Dulverton, TA22 9HB (Google Maps)
Time: Saturday 13th May, 11:15 am
Join R.W.H. Miller in Dulverton Catholic Church where he will be giving a talk on the subject of his new book Dr Ashley's Pleasure Yacht. The book explores the life of John Ashley, 19th Century Anglican Clergyman, and his story that led to the founding of the Bristol Channel Mission and its evolution into the Mission to Seafarers. R.W.H. Miller gives an insightful and well researched view into John Ashley's legacy and his contributions to the wider apostolate. He has also published other works on maritime mission history with the Lutterworth Press, Priest in Deep Water and One Firm Anchor. Books will be available at the event.
The Making of Swallows and Amazons (1974)
By Sophie Neville
A thoroughly engaging memoir of the filming of Arthur Ransome's classic children's tale, written by the actress who played Titty Walker.
Venue: Pin Mill, IP9, Suffolk (Google Maps)
Time: Saturday 13th May, 12 noon to 5pm
Sophie Neville will be at the Arthur Ransome Pin Mill Jamboree in Suffolk, an event celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Nancy Blackett Trust. Advance copies of the book will be available at the event, as well as copies of Swallows, Amazons and Coots: A Reading of Arthur Ransome by Julian Lovelock, also published by the Lutterworth Press. Various activities will be happening at the event such as a visit to Arthur Ransome's yacht, photograph exhibitions, a series of talks from various biographers of Arthur Ransome and children's author Julia Jones at the Pin Mill Sailing Club and more!
Please see the event's page on Facebook for more details.
Venue: St Martins House, 7 Peacock Lane, Leicester, LE1 5PZ (Google Maps)
Time: Thursday 18th May, 10am to 4pm
This day conference is hosted by Leicester Cathedral at St Martins House and will be led by Nigel Rooms (Leader, Partnership for Missional Church UK) and Rosy Fairhurst (Canon Chancellor at Leicester Cathedral), co-authors of the forthcoming Lutterworth title Crossing Thresholds. They will be joined by Timothy Carson, author of Liminal Reality and Transformational Power (also published by the Lutterworth Press), as they explore interdisciplinary and theological perspectives on liminality.
Tickets cost £15 including lunch and can be booked using EventBrite, or by calling the Cathedral Office on 0116-261-5373.