Worcestershire Arts Partnership Blog

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

Joanna Trollope : In Conversation - Thursday 2nd March, 7.30pm at Number 8

 Join us for an evening with bestselling author Joanna Trollope. Joanna will be speaking about her new book City of Friends and the incredible experiences she has had writing novels over the past few decades. There will be the opportunity to pose your questions in a Q+A session and to get a copy of the book signed.

Born in her grandfather’s rectory in the Cotswold village of Minchinhampton in 1943.  Joanna Trollope began her writing career writing historical fiction but has had the greatest success with her contemporary works. She has now been writing for over thirty years and is known for novels such as The ChoirA Village Affair and A Passionate ManThe Rector’s Wife, first published in 1991, was Joanna’s first number one bestseller, and made her into a household name. She has chaired the Whitbread and Orange Awards, as well as being a judge of many other literature prizes. City of Friends is her twentieth novel - a snapshot in the lives of four girls who met at university and remain friends as their careers in the City develop.

 This event will give you an opportunity to discover more about the woman who has been described as one of the most insightful chroniclers and social commenters writing fiction today. There will be the opportunity for you to ask questions in a Q+A session and to get a copy of the book signed.

Tickets priced at £16 are on sale now from Number 8 Box Office on 01386 555488. The ticket includes a hard-back copy of City of Friends (RRP £18.99) supplied by Coach House Books, Pershore who are partnering with Number 8 for the event. Discounts are available for groups of 10+.

Book your tickets now by ringing Box Office on 01386 555488 or book onlione at http://www.number8.org/events/joanna-trollope-in-conversation/

Number 8 Community Arts Centre 8 High Street Pershore WR10 1BG

Box Office: 01386 555488  www.number8.org


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