Amanda Owen at BBC Countryfile Live
BBC Countryfile Live, Castle Howard, York, YO60 7DA
Friday 16th August from 12pm & 3pm
Come and meet Amanda Owen at BBC Countryfile Live on Friday 16th August. Amanda will be signing books at 12pm and 3pm.
Making its official Northern debut, Countryfile Live is setting up home in the stunning grounds of Castle Howard from 15th - 18th August 2019. WHSmith are delighted to be the official book retailer and we will be offering an array of countryside-inspired titles at the event, as well as hosting a sizzling schedule of book signings from some of the industries greatest personalities. Make sure you visit our pop-up book shop to pick up a valuable keepsake from the event.
Amanda Owen loves her traditional life on her hill farm alongside her nine children and husband Clive. And, as readers of her previous bestsellers will know, every day at Ravenseat brings surprises. In Adventures of the Yorkshire Shepherdess Amanda takes us from her family’s desperate race to save a missing calf to finding her bra has been repurposed as a house martin’s nest, and from wild swimming to the brutal winter of 2018 that almost brought her to her knees. As busy as she is with her family and flock though, an exciting new project soon catches her eye . . . Ravenseat is a tenant farm and may not stay in the family, so when Amanda discovers a nearby farmhouse up for sale, she knows it is her chance to create roots for her children. The old house needs a lot of renovation and money is tight, so Amanda sets about the work herself, with some help from a travelling monk, a visiting plumber and Clive. It’s fair to say things do not go according to plan! Funny, evocative and set in a remote and beautiful landscape, this book will delight anyone who has hankered after a new life in the country.
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