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Gonzo Davies Caught in Possession by Eddie Butler

Tuesday 13th October 7pm, Monmouth Rugby Club – Ticket £5

Entertaining us again with the further adventures of Gonzo Davies, Eddie Butler will talk about and read from the sequel to his bestselling debut novel The Head of Gonzo Davies. Taking in the rugby worlds of New Zealand, Dubai and Paris, Gonzo Davies Caught in Possession is a thriller where camaraderie and brutality are constant companions. Read more

Harewood End Agricultural Society by Heather Hurley

Wednesday 28th October 7pm, Rossiter Books, Ross-on-Wye – Ticket £3

Heather Hurley has worked closely with members of the HEAS History Project team, gathering together and writing a comprehensive history of the Society in a book which also tells of the evolving nature of agriculture, social changes, the shifting fortunes of local markets, and accounts of the men and women from the local farming community.  Read more

The World of Cycling According to G by Geraint Thomas

Saturday 31st October at 7.30pm, Chase Hotel, Ross-on-Wye – Ticket £6

 Sold Out, Sorry!

We are thrilled announce double Olympic gold medallist and multiple world champion Geraint Thomas will visit us to talk about his book The World of Cycling According to G – a warts and all insight into the life of a pro cyclist. Read more

The Man Who Made Things Out of Trees by Robert Penn

Tuesday 3rd November 7pm, Rossiter Books, Ross-on-Wye – Ticket £3

How many things can be made from one tree?

Robert Penn, patron of the Small Woods Association and Media Associate at the Sylva Foundation, will talk about his new book The Man Who Made Things Out of Trees. Robert cut down an ash tree to see how many things could be made from it; after all, ash is the tree we have made the greatest and most varied use of over the course of human history.

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Parish Church Treasures by John Goodall

Tuesday 10th November 7pm, Hom Church, Ross-on-Wye – Ticket £3

Our parish churches constitute a living patrimony without precise European parallel. Their cultural riches are astonishing, not only for their quality and quantity, but also their diversity and interest. Read more

Castles of the Marches by John Kinross

Wednesday 11th November at 7pm, Rossiter Books, Ross-on-Wye – Ticket £3

Local author John Kinross will talk about his new fully illustrated book, revealing the fascinating history behind the castles of our local area which is characterised by rural beauty and agricultural charm, and is home to some extraordinary relics. From the majestic Goodrich Castle, which boasts one of the most intact sets of medieval domestic buildings surviving today, to the gorgeous red sandstone fort at Shrewsbury, protected by the River Severn, each site tells a different tale.