Sunday June 15th, An Afternoon at the Bishop’s Garden
The Bishop’s Garden (Cathedral entrance on Palace Street),
2pm-6pm, £2.50 at entrance. In Partnership with the RSPB
An afternoon of readings, book stalls, children’s
activities, refreshments and more in the beautiful setting of the
Bring a picnic to savour on the lawns or enjoy fresh Norfolk
produce from our café whilst you listen to the writers, who all
relate to the region to nature in some way. Browse the stalls
of local publishers whilst storytellers entertain the kids, buy
some books from the stalls or plants from the Bishop’s own nursery,
and find out find out what the RSPB does and how you can get
involved in their work.
2.15 – 3. 00
Mark Cocker and
Mark Cocker’s passion for crows came to a head when he moved from
Norwich to the Norfolk wilds; as documented in the brilliant
Crow Country. Jo Guthrie is a young Norwich poet whose
first collection, Billacks Bones, has just been published
3.15 – 4.00
Richard Mabey and
Richard Mabey, is the
respected nature writer who wrote Birds Britannica with
Mark Cocker, and whose new book Beechcombings, is a
fantastic exploration of our relationship to trees. Jay Griffiths’
best-selling and insightful book Wild: An Elemental
Journey, was written after seven years of traveling the
4.15 – 4.45
The author and TV Presenter, will entice the audience with some of
the charm he brought to the world with The Accidental
2.45 – 3.15 and 4.15 – 4.45 Children’s storytelling with
Charlie Wilson specialises in
telling stories to children using rhythm, rhyme, music, and lots of
BOOKING INFORMATION: Pay at entrance (no pre-booking).
Please come early to avoid disappointment.
ACCESS: The Bishop’s Garden and the Café (CHECK) are
accessible to wheelchair users though some areas of the lawn and
grounds may be difficult to access depending on the weather.
Wheelchair users and visually impaired customers are entitled to
one complimentary ticket for an escort. Please contact NWP if you
have any further access queries.