We highlight just four of Chorleywood Bookshop’s upcoming events
WED 16 MAY
An evening with Ruth Hogan
7.30pm Chenies Manor, WD3 6ER.
£10 to include glass of Pimm’s on the lawn. Book £10 on the night
Ruth Hogan introduces The Wisdom of Sally Red Shoes, filled with ordinary and eccentric characters centred around the spirited Masha whose life was changed by a tragic event. A chance encounter with two women gives Masha the chance to start living again but then the past comes roaring back
TUES 29 MAY
The Last Hedgehog with Pam Ayres
6.30pm. £15 including a signed copy of the book
Dr Challoner’s Girls School
A special edition illustrated poem from Pam Ayres to celebrate National Hedgehog Awareness Week reminds us that hedgehogs could become a rare sight in our countryside. The poem, illustrated by Alice Tait, shows us what we can still do to enable them to thrive
THURS 31 MAY
An Evening with John Torade,
7.30pm, The Junction, Christ Church ,WD3 5SG. £12, Book £20 on night (RRP £27)
Much respected chef John Torade talks about his latest book, Sydney to Seoul, filled with recipes combining straightforward Australian cooking with flavours of the Far East from breakfast dishes, curries and noodles to barbecues influenced by both Sydney beaches and Korean grills.
MON 25 JUNE
The Language of Kindness A Nurse’s story with Christie Watson
7.30pm. The Junction, Christ Church. WD3 5SG
£8, Book £12 on night (RRP £14.99)
Christie Watson was a nurse for twenty years. Taking us from birth to death and from A&E to the mortuary, The Language of Kindness is an account of a profession defined by acts of care, compassion and kindness.
All tickets from Chorleywood Bookshop or online at www.chilternbbokshops.co.uk