Penny Canvin

News and Events

Spring 2015
News and Events

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MKFM Radio, Stevens on Sunday - Sunday 6th December 2015 at 4pm

Tune in on Sunday from 4 to 6pm to listen to Nancy’s show. I’ll be joining her at 4pm to talk about the release of ‘Bringing Billie Back’ and writerly stuff…! Nancy’s a great presenter - check out how to listen at: http://www.mkfm.com/on-air/schedule/38028-stevens-on-sunday.html

‘Meet the Author’ talk at Circle Cafe Book Club, Northampton Jesus Centre, Abington Square, Northampton - Friday 27th November 2015 at 7:30pm

I’ve been kindly asked by the Circle Cafe Book Club to give a talk about my writing and new book (due out in December 2015, date to be confirmed). Please see https://www.facebook.com/CircleCafeBookClub?_rdr=p for further information.

BBC Radio Northampton - the John Griff show, Thursday 26th November 2015 2-4pm


Tune in to the John Griff show where I’ll be talking about writing, my books and Northamptonshire news

Royal British Legion talk at Bradwell, Milton Keynes - November 4th 2015

Lovely evening spent with the wonderful members of the British Legion, New Bradwell branch. Was an honour to be asked to speak to such a great group of people who do so much. Thank you!

Royal British Legion talk at Duston - March 16th 2015 @ 7:30 pm

The lovely ladies of the Northamptonshire Royal British Legion branch at Duston kindly invited me to come and talk about my book and how I wrote it. Had a lovely time, and it was great to share time with those that work for such a wonderful cause.


Newport Pagnell Library, new book club!

On Tuesday, 13th January 2015 at 5:30pm, the Newport Pagnell Library is holding its first 'Bring your own Book' club meeting and I've kindly been invited to attend as a guest speaker. The book club encourages readers to come and chat about what they love to read. Would love to see you there! For more information, contact Newport Pagnell Library on 01908 610933 (and... tea and coffee is provided!)

Arts Gateway MK

Arts Gateway Mk is holding a Christmas Arts Networking Mingle on Wednesday 17th December 2014 at 6:30-9:00pm where there will be a bundle of presentations, performances and Christmassy stalls, including Me! A lovely talented local actress will kindly be reading a chapter from 'Friendship, Love and Apple Tea, and I'll be there to chat about my book and writing, plus there'll be an opportunity to buy a paperback copy. What a great idea for a Xmas pressie! Hope to see you there - Go to the Arts Gateway MK event page for the event details.

Meet the Author! Towcester Library, 29th November 2014, 10am

Festive coffee morning at Towcester Library, Richmond Road, Towcester, NN12 6EX. From 10-12:30, come and make Christmas Decorations, try a family quiz, join in with the raffle, enjoy some seasonal refreshments and meet me, a local author! Click Here for further info...

MKFM Sunday 16th November 2014

Guest spot on Stevens on Sunday, MKFM, 4-6pm with the lovely Nancy Stevens. Click here for further info...

Book Launch! 25th October 2014

'Friendship, Love and Apple Tea' had its official launch on Saturday night at the Mediterranean Grill in Milton Keynes. A wonderful celebration, with Turkish music, beautiful food, laughter, family and friends (old and new) - Thank you to all that came and supported me! More photos on the Blog and Facebook page, but here's a couple from the night...