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An evening of cloudspotting with Gavin Pretor-Pinney

11/09/2019 7:30 pm – 11/09/2019 9:30 pm | The Refectory @ Forward Space, The Old Church School, Butts Hill, Frome BA11 1HR

Join our best-selling author Gavin Pretor-Pinney for an enlightening discussion of clouds, cloudspotting and his new new book A Cloud A Day.

Despite founding the Cloud Appreciation Society – which boasts 46,000 members from 120 different countries – and authoring the bestselling book The Cloudspotter’s Guide, Gavin Pretor-Pinney has always rejected the title of expert – preferring instead to think of himself as someone who is just very interested in clouds. But his knowledge is rich, and his latest book A Cloud A Day is both an informative guide to the clouds that grace our skies and a beautiful and timely reminder of the power of taking a moment each day to stop, look skywards, and take in the wonders above our heads.

Gavin Pretor-Pinney is a writer, speaker and graphic designer and the founder of The Cloud Appreciation Society. He was also co-founder of The Idler magazine – which champions the importance of downtime in creative thinking. Gavin is the author of four books. The Cloudspotter’s Guide and The Cloud Collector’s Handbook were both international bestsellers and Gavin’s third book The Wavewatcher’s Companion won the 2011 Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books – considered the most prestigious prize in popular science publishing. He lives in Somerton in Somerset.



Tickets include entry and a glass of wine. There will be a Q&A after the talk. Books will be available to buy on the night and Gavin will be happy to sign them.

Please note: parking at the venue is extremely limited. On-street parking is usually possible in the evening. Alternatively, you could park in any of Frome’s public car parks and enjoy the short walk to the venue.

When: Wednesday 11th September 2019, 7.30pm
Where: The Refectory @ Forward Space, The Old Church School, Butts Hill, Frome BA11 1HR
Price: £5 (ticket includes a glass of wine)