WBF17 Programme Final - page 44

WIMBLEDON BOOKFEST
2015
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BOOK TICKETS AT
FRI 13
OCTOBER
DICKENS AND FOOD
With Pen Vogler
Join Pen Vogler in an exploration of
the influence Dickens had on the food
we eat today. Vogler argues Dickens
was at the forefront of the belief that
good food should be available to all, as
opposed to only the wealthy.
Dinner with
Dickens
author Pen Vogler has written
about food history for the press and
edited Penguin’s
Great Food
series.
The event will begin with a glass of
punch, and end with port and biscuits.
WILLIAMMORRIS TENT
Friday 13 October
7pm,£15
HOW TO GROWA BABY
With Clemmie Hooper
Everything you wanted to know
about pregnancy but were afraid to ask.
Practising NHS midwife and the refreshing
young voice of modern parenting,
Clemmie Hooper, delves into every taboo
of the birthing process. From discovering
you are pregnant (the two pink lines)
to coping when your baby comes home,
Clemmie has pregnancy and its aftermath
covered in her witty and frank online diary,
gasandairblog.com
.
WILLIAMMORRIS TENT
Friday 13 October
12noon, £10
LETTING GO
Rachel Nickell: Alex Hanscombe’s
story of loss and survival.
It was an event that shocked the
nation. On a warm summer’s day in 1992,
Rachel Nickell, a beautiful young mother
was stabbed to death on Wimbledon
Common in front of her toddler son, Alex.
Twenty-five years later, Alex, now 27,
returns to Wimbledon and reveals how he
has let go of negativity after years of press
scrutiny.
In conversation with Jennifer Cox.
WILLIAMMORRIS TENT
Friday 13 October
5pm, £10
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