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Meet Author Tony Stowell at the launch of his new book “The Cotswold Calendar”  in the Mary Jane Train Carriage, part of the Whistle Stop Café, Tetbury Goods Shed Arts Centre

The book:

The Cotswold Calendar – A joyful journey in verse of the landscape and seasons of Cotswold folk

The seasons roll across the ancient landscape of the Cotswolds, running from Broadway to Bath, Tetbury to Cirencester and many places between. Beautiful, characterful and often witty, the patterns of the passing months and local traditions are captured here in a joyful celebration in verse of this truly unforgettable region of England.

With photographs, watercolour sketches and maps of each location, join Gloucestershire poet Tony Stowell on his deeply personal tour of the Cotswolds.

Price £7.99, illustrated. Published by Crumps Barn Studio

The Author:

Tony Stowell was born in Surrey. After being commissioned in the RAF, he graduated from Cambridge with an MA in History, to which he later added an MSc from Oxford in Educational Planning and administration. Tony was Mayor of Tetbury from 2001–3.

He was also on hand when HRH The Prince of Wales was the official starter at the Woolsack Races in 1998. He has written three full length novels: Crackscam, The Woolsack Conspiracy and A Little Learning. His poetry has been read on Poetry Please on Radio 4. He and his wife Rosalind have three children and six grandchildren.