I regularly do talks, speeches, readings and other events, both for the public and bespoke for corporate clients, across the UK and sometimes internationally. Check back here to see if I’ve added any near you!

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June 2019

Stoke Newington Literary Festival

June 7 - June 9

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August 2019

Beer and Music Matching at the Green Man Festival

August 15 - August 18
Glanusk Estate, Brecon Beacons

I've been doing beer and music matching events for about seven years now, but Green Man has become by far and away the highlight of this or any other event I do. Green Man's Courtyard Bar boasts 70 different beers and 30 different ciders sourced exclusively from Wales. On the Friday morning of the festival, I open the spoken word tent by matching six of these drinks with six of the musical acts playing the festival. It's turned into a…

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Beer Boot Camp

August 24
Hops End Brewpub, Hops End Brewpub, 1 Arden Rd, Modderfontein Reserve, Lethabong,
Johannesburg, South Africa
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R1100

I'll be returning to South Africa's best event for craft brewers for the third time with a brand new talk about the meaning(lessness) of craft beer. Blurb about the full event: What is Beer Boot Camp? Beer boot camp is a full day symposium focusing on delivering a high quality educational experience to South African brewers and beer enthusiasts. Delegates will hear from leading brewing specialists from  around the world, as well as experiencing practical sessions, beer tastings and of…

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September 2019

Abergavenny Food Festival

September 21 - September 22

*Details TBC*

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Miracle Brew at the Tenby Arts Festival

September 23 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
HARBWR BREWERY, Sergeants Lane
Tenby,
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Miracle Brew is a globetrotting adventure through the nature of beer. Recent research shows that only 22% of people know what beer is made of, which is bizarre when you consider it is the third most popular drink in the world – after tea and coffee. Pete Brown, an award-winning writer who has been called the “beer drinker’s Bill Bryson”, presents a complete natural history of the drink, emphasising the importance of place – or terroir – to each of beer’s…

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