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The Fountain Book Night:  “Beef Every Day But No Latin”



The Fountain, The Village, Ashurst. BN44 3AP

01403 710219

or Kevin for tickets


The original date of 29th September 2020 has needed to be postponed.  The new date may not be within the Festival period, but watch out for local adverts or check with Kevin at

Telephone to reserve you table time – available from 6 pm.  Last orders t.b.c.

Illustrated Talk:  7.30 pm

The Fountain will theme their menu around the book for this evening, with diners able to choose a local “Beef” or “Vegetarian or Vegan” option.  The pub and its outdoor facilities will be open as normal for those who wish to attend.  Diners will need to book a table at the Fountain as usual – contact details as above.

During the evening Kevin will present an illustrated talk in the Skittles Alley, giving an introduction to the book and how he came to discover the tale.  In order to tie in with new Government directives, small group presentations will take place at 6.30pm,  7.30pm and 8.30pm.  Each Talk, questions & book signing to last around half-an-hour.  Free entry but by PRIOR TICKET BOOKING ONLY as numbers restricted.  Please contact for a free ticket and to book your preferred time of arrival.

Those not able to attend on this evening, or who may be shielding or quarantining, can still access the talk on Saturday October 3rd at 7 pm via ZOOM – when Kevin will be giving a similar, but longer, presentation with extracts from the book.  Please see  “An Early Bite of Beef”,  on this event page, for details of how to participate in this Zoom event.

Thanyou to our wonderful 2020 sponsors 

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