To celebrate ‘World Book Day’, Torbay Museums (Brixham Heritage Museum, Torre Abbey Museum and Torquay Museum) will be hosting a weekend of events, tours, talks and presentations with the theme of ‘Sharing Stories,’a celebration of storytelling and writing on the English Riviera.

We’ll be partnering with Torquay Museum on 1st March to present a talk by Dr Miriam Darlington on her latest book Owl Sense, published by Faber on 8th February 2018.

Dr Darlington is an author, journalist, and teacher of English and Creative Writing at Plymouth University. Her latest book Owl Sense, is about the human relationship with owls and will be published on 8th February by Guardian Faber and will be Radio 4’s Book of the Week beginning 12th February. Her research interests include travel writing, ecopoetry, nature writing, environment and conservation; wildlife writing; memoir, biography and creative nonfiction.

She will be sharing her experiences as a writer and the creative writing process. This event will be of interest to creative writers, as well as those with an interest in wildlife and nature.

When? 1st March 2018, 2 – 3 pm

Where? Torquay museum

*This event is free with a valid Torquay Museum entry ticket.

Further essential information can be found on the Torquay Museum website