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September 2017

Anne Boleyn – A King’s Obsession – Alison Weir

Sunday 24th September
11.00am
- 12.00pm

| £10.00

St Mary’s Hall

Alison Weir is the UK’s top-selling female historian selling over 2.7 million books worldwide. Join Alison as she discusses her new biography a dark, powerful tale of Henry VIII’s second wife
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War Stories – Peter Snow and Ann MacMillan

Sunday 24th September
4.00pm
- 5.00pm

| £12.00

St Mary’s Church

War Stories is a fascinating account of ordinary men and women swept up in the turbulence of war.
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The Outcasts of Time – Ian Mortimer

Ian Mortimer

Monday 25th September
1.00pm
- 2.00pm

| £8.00

St Mary’s Hall

Ian Mortimer, who is best known for his Time Traveller’s Guides, will be talking about his novel, The Outcasts of Time, which is set in and around Exeter. He will discuss the unique plot of the book – which sees medieval people live one day in every subsequent century from 1300s -1900s and talk about how life has changed for ordinary people over the last seven centuries. Photo Credit: Ric Horner
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Deeper Than Indigo – Jenny Balfour Paul

Jenny Balfour Paul

Wednesday 27th September
4.00pm
- 5.00pm

| £6.00

Blue Lights Hall

Explorer, author and indigo expert Jenny Balfour Paul reveals the story of forgotten adventurer Thomas Machell, whose remarkable illustrated journals she discovered in the British Library.
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Poison, Pottage and Plague – Karen Maitland

Karen Maitland

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Market Street Kitchen

Friday 29th September
5.30pm
- 6.30pm

| £8.00

Market Street Kitchen

Step back into the dark world of the Middle Ages with thriller writer Karen Maitland as she discusses the historical background to her latest novel The Plague Charmer, featuring pustules and fake dwarfs, ghost ships and a hidden village in Somerset to which the witches and heretics were banished. Karen will explore the medieval belief in the supernatural which influences all her novels, and how we still continue their superstitions today. Includes tea and cake provided by Market Street Kitchen
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