Wednesday Luncheon Circle – Guest Speaker John Gimlette BOOKING NOW CLOSED
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
The Wednesday Luncheon Circle meets on the first Wednesday of each month, to enjoy a convivial lunch followed by a speaker. Topics are wide-ranging and offer the chance for a lively, friendly and informative get-together
Guest Speaker – John Gimlette, who will give a talk enhanced with artefacts, entitled The Gardens of Mars-Madagascar
John Gimlette is the author of six books: At the Tomb of the Inflatable Pig, Theatre of Fish, Panther Soup, Wild Coast, Elephant Complex and The Gardens of Mars. In 1997, he won the Shiva Naipaul Prize for travel writing, and, since then has also contributed articles and photographs to a wide range of magazines and broadsheet newspapers. His first two books were nominated by The New York Times as being among the ‘100 Notable Books of the Year’, and Wild Coast won the Dolman Travel Book Prize for 2012. It was also named by The Daily Telegraph as one on the ‘Twenty Best Travel Books of all Time’. John Gimlette’s travels have taken him to places as diverse as Eritrea and Laos, through most of South America, and to over eighty countries in between.
£32.50 – includes talk and two-course lunch