Special Event: Those Mitford Sisters

WI Member: £42.00

Non Member: £47.00


Starts: Monday, 10 August 2020 at 2:00PM
Ends: Monday, 10 August 2020 at 4:30PM
Available spaces: 70

Tutor: Not Applicable

Join raconteuse Rebecca Mordan for this talk about the most remarkable and diverse set of sisters ever to come out of modern British aristocracy. Using their own letters and writing, along with the anecdotes she has collated over years of work on the family in their childhood home, Rebecca brings each of the six sisters vividly to life. Learn about Unity and Diana who idolised Hitler and Mosley; Jessica the card carrying communist, muckraker and black rights campaigner; Nancy the bohemian literary toast of London and Paris; Debo the duchess and business woman; and Pam the beloved of John Betjeman and the "most rural of them all”.

About Rebecca

Rebecca is an acclaimed storyteller who during her time as Associate Artist of Theatre Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, created a series of successful site specific events at Asthall Manor, the childhood home of the Mitford Girls. She founded and is Artistic Director of award-winning feminist production hub Scary Little Girls, is a compere for Glastonbury Festival and a regular speaking head for BBC regional radio, LBC and Sky News.’

Outline of the Event

2pm- Arrival

2.30- Talk and Q&A

3.45- Premium Afternoon Tea

4.30pm- Departure

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