5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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£10 (excl. fees)
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About the Event

Mariella Frostrup’s latest book, Wild Women, is an extraordinary anthology of the greatest women’s travel writing ever written. From the 1700s to present day, and highlighting 50 global inspiring pioneers, including Edith Wharton, Dervla Murphy and Cheryl Strayed. Joined on-stage by journalist and author Bella Pollen and author, journalist and adventurer, Lois Pryce this is perfect for intrepid and armchair travellers alike.

About the Author

Mariella Frostrup is one of the UK’s leading journalists, broadcasters and critics. Her lifelong love of travelling and scuba diving has taken her from Papua New Guinea to the Magellan Straits, Liberia to northern Iceland. She writes a monthly Travel Column for the Telegraph newspaper and has described her many journeys in a host of other National newspapers and magazines. Also a champion of literature and the arts she presents Open Book on Radio 4 and The Big Painting Challenge on BBC1. Mariella lives in Somerset and London with her husband and two children.