Brontë Society Literary Lunch

with Rachel Joyce

with Rachel Joyce

Rachel Joyce is an author and playwright. Her book, The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Book Prize and has been translated into 34 languages. Rachel Joyce was awarded the Specsavers National Book Awards 'New Writer of the Year' in December 2012 and shortlisted for 'Writer of the Year' in 2014. Rachel lives with her family in Gloucester.
 
Rachel is an award-winning writer of classic adaptions for BBC Radio 4, and has adapted all of the Bronte novels into radio dramas.  


This year's Literary Lunch will take place at The Marriott Liverpool. Liverpool is associated with Heathcliff and is celebrating ten years since it was made European City of Culture and has many events linked to this. The Marriott Liverpool is in a central location, near to the docks which is home to the Tate Liverpool and the International Slavery Museum.

Tickets £45. If you are interested in booking a place, please book online. If you have any dietary requirements, please call 01535 640192 or send an email to bookings@bronte.org.uk.  Alternatively you can print off the attached PDF order form and send it back to The Audience Development Team, The Brontë Society, Brontë Parsonage Muesum, Haworth, Keighley, West Yorkshire, BD22 8DR.

SCHEDULE
 
11.00am                             Arrival
11.00am                             Registration, including tea & coffee
11.30am to 12.30pm           Lecture by Rachel Joyce
12.30pm to 1.00pm             Question and answer session and book signing
                                          (Books available to buy - cash only)
1.00pm to 2.30pm               Luncheon (3 courses + tea/coffee)
2.45pm                               Finish

 

MENU
 
Drinks will be available to purchase from the bar.

STARTER
Tomato and Roasted Red Pepper Soup with Chive and Parmesan Croutons

MAINS
Pan Seared Chicken Breat with Tenderstem Broccoli, Chantenay Carrots, Roast New Pototoes and Creamy Peppercorn Sauce
Vegetarian Option: Potato Gnoochi with Mediterranean Vegetable and Tomato Sauce, Dressed Rocket Salad
(n.b. choice needs to be made in advance)

DESSERT
Glazed Lemon Tart with fresh Raspberries and Chantilly Cream

TEA AND COFFEE

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