Patrick Barkham | The Wild Life of Roger Deakin

Thu 21 Mar 2024 | 8:00pm - 9:00pm

Patrick Barkham - The Swimmer

Patrick Barkham joins us to present his definitive biography of beloved nature writer Roger Deakin. Author of the immortal Waterlog and Wildwood, Deakin always captured natural life with rare attention, intimacy, precision and poetry. Patrick Barkham draws from notebooks, diaries, letters, recordings, published work and early drafts in order to conjure Deakin’s voice back to glorious life. Not to be missed. 

 

Venue: Palmerston Room at St Johns

Duration: 1 hour

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Author Biography

Patrick Barkham is the prize-winning author of five books, including The Butterfly Isles, Badgerlands and Wild Child. He is the Guardian’s natural history writer, an environmental campaigner and has edited a forthcoming collection of British nature writing. Like Roger Deakin, he lives in East Anglia.