Sir Terry Pratchett week 6 to 13 October 2018

The Beaconsfield Society celebrated the life and works of the best-selling author, Sir Terry Pratchett who sold more than 85 million books worldwide and also happens to have been born and raised right here in Beaconsfield. We openned the doors to the wonderful world of his acclaimed fantasy novels!  

See below, what went on and learn more about the man and his magical creations during our week of Terry Pratchett-inspired celebrations held from 6th -13th October 2018.

Wednesday 10th October 

An EVENING with STEPHEN BRIGGS- ‘Building a World with Terry Pratchett’ 
Talk on mapping Discworld by Terry‘s friend and collaborator, Stephen Briggs. Suitable for older children.
7pm – 8:30pm Beaconsfield Library
£10 includes nibbles

Saturday 13th October 

CELEBRATION EVENING:  ‘Terry Pratchett’s Life’ – Screening of BBC documentary and talk from Terry's friend & collaborator, owner of the Discworld Emporium, 'The Cunning Artificer' Bernard Pearson, a screening of the BBC documentary Terry Pratchett: Living with Alzheimers (courtesy of rdf television) a talk from Tim Waters, on behalf of the Alzheimers Society, a special video message from Terry Pratchett collaborator and international best-selling author, Neil Gaiman 

7pm The National Film and Television School, Beaconsfield

£15- Canapés and light refreshments will be served. This evening will include a talk , and an exclusive Silent Auction! Canapés and light refreshments will be served. Proceeds will go to the Alzheimer's Society. Unfortunately due to extended work commitments in the US Rob Wilkins is no longer able to attend as previously advertised, and Bernard has kindly stepped in.  

All week.... Book cover and colouring competition to be run by Beaconsfield Library, during the week. Let your children’s imaginations run wild at a . Entries will be judged by Discworld illustrator, Paul Kidby!

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