TOWN FESTIVAL: Writers afternoon STUART MACONIE 'The Full English'

Saturday 12th October 2024


As part of Town Festival an afternoon of conversations curated by The Book Corner.
Tickets £7 full/members £5 . Buy from the bar & See Tickets from 22nd April.
What kind of country is England today? What does it mean to be
English? Are we hungry for change or seeking old certainties? Join Stuart Maconie on an enlightening, entertaining journey through England, from Bristols Banksy to Durhams beaches, from Cotswolds corduroy to Stokes oatcakes. The Full English is poised to become a contemporary classic. Maconies skillful storytelling, combined with his deep respect for the source material, ensures that this book is not just a retreading of the past but a vibrant and relevant exploration of the present.
Stuart Maconie is a writer, broadcaster and journalist familiar to millions from his work in print, on radio and on TV. His previous bestsellers have included Cider with Roadies, Pies and Prejudice and Adventures on the High Teas. He hosts a show for BBC Radio 6 Music (with Mark Radcliffe) every weekend morning between 8 and 11am. Based in Birmingham andnManchester, he can also often be spotted on top of a mountain in the Lake District with a Thermos flask and individual pork pie. He is a champion ice skater and once shared a van with Napalm Death.