Susan Morris and Alfred Bradley present a talk with readings about

writer – E F Benson

at Alton Abbey Friday June 20th 7.30 p.m.

Edward Frederic Benson (1867-1940) is the celebrated and much admired author of novels, reminiscences and horror stories, describing himself as ‘uncontrollably prolific’. His Mapp and Lucia series, about small town life in the twenties, comically illuminates with telling detail how socially-aspirational people interact, still very recognizable today!He was the third son of Edward White Benson, Archbishop of Canterbury, and readers then as now are fascinated by how the very strict moral tone of ‘Fred’s youth

Tickets £15 for talk followed by wine and finger food in the Cloister Garden

Available from: The Secretary,

Friends of Alton Abbey, Alton Abbey, Abbey Road, Beech, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 4AP

Cheques should be made payable to “Friends of Alton Abbey”.

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For further information – email: 01420 562126