Authors to delve into the past at Selby library

As part of the celebrations to mark the 950th anniversary of the founding of Selby Abbey, two authors will discuss their historical works at Selby library in May.

Sharon Bennett Connolly

Simon Turney is author of more than 25 novels spanning a range of genres and eras, with a particular focus on Roman fiction. Sharon Bennett Connolly’s latest book, Silk and the Sword, features Matilda of Flanders, rumoured to have given birth to Henry I in Selby.

Both will talk about their work, inspirations and links to Selby at the library on Friday, 3 May, from 6.30pm to 8.30pm.

Tickets cost £5 and are available from the library. There will be refreshments and an opportunity to buy books and have them signed. Booking is advised as spaces are limited.

For more information and to buy tickets, visit Selby library or call 01609 354521.

This story was published 24 April 2019