11 October: appearance at the Mere Literary Festival (8-14 October) 10.00 am at the Grove Building, Church Street, Mere BA12 6DS, Wiltshire ‘The Eyes that Look’ lecture and reading, signing, book sales and merchandise
Unticketed. Free. Donation to Festival charity MereLink requested.

18 October: introducing ‘The Eyes that Look’ at The Italian Food Hall’s ‘Discover the food and wine of Venice’ evening Cookery demonstration by chef Giacomo Carreca, wine tasting, dinner, book signing, sales 7.00 pm at the Italian Food Hall, Edgar Buildings, George Street, Bath BA1 2EE, Somerset
Ticketed: info@theitalianfoodhall.com Tel: 01225 334127

25 October: as part of the Bristol Literary Festival (October 19-27) 1.00-2.00 pm in the Classical Galleries, Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, Queens Road, Bristol BS8 1RL, Avon

Hosted by Dr Jenny Gashke, Curator of Classical Paintings, an introduction by Julia Grigg to how the subject matter of the Museum’s newly re-hung Leandro Bassano painting ‘The Return of the Prodigal Son’ links with a key theme of her novel ‘The Eyes that Look.’

Reading, book signing and sales.
Unticketed: Free.

1 November: speaker: ‘The Eyes that Look, Jacopo Bassano and his sons: innovation and exploration in the Italian High Renaissance’ as part of the Friends of Bristol Museums, Galleries and Archives regular talks and events programme

2.00 pm at the Studio at The M Shed, Princes Warf, Wapping Road, Bristol BS1 4RW, Avon

Illustrated lecture, reading, book signing and merchandise sales
Ticketed for non-members: 0177 352 660


18 February: at the Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution, speaker, (jointly with published author and fellow graduate of Bath Spa University’s Creative Writing Master’s Programme, Mike Manson) at a Literary and Humanities presentation ‘Creative Writing at Corsham: the path to publication.’

7.30 pm in the Elwin Room, BRLSI, 16-18 Queen Street, Bath BA1 2HN, Somerset
Presentations, readings, Q and A, book signing and sales
Ticketed: reception@brlsi.org 01225 312084

18 May: Reflective Day lead speaker in St Endellion’s year-long ‘Endelienta’ programme devoted to furthering the arts and spirituality in North Cornwall, co-hosted with Dr Jenny Gashke, Curator of Classical Paintings, Bristol Art Gallery 10.00 am3.00 pm at St Endellion Church, St Endellion – Cornwall

Presentations, discussion, readings, books signing and sales, merchandise
Ticketed: contact@endelienta.org.uk or Endelienta, Glen Mead, Helstone, Camelford PL32 9RL, Cornwall

More to be announced soon...