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Romantic Novelists in 'Meet-the-Author' event at Blists Hill Victorian Town (10th July 2014)

Romantic Novelists in 'Meet-the-Author' event at Blists Hill Victorian Town

The Romantic Novelists' Association (RNA) is showcasing a meet-the-author event at Blists Hill Victorian Town, one of the ten Ironbridge Gorge Museums in Shropshire, on Friday 11th July 2014. The event, 'Love of the Past', will run between 10am - 2pm and will be held in the Goods Shed located within the recreated Victorian town.

Visitors to Blists Hill will have the opportunity to meet authors of romantic fiction in a variety of genres from Historical, Sagas and Steampunk to Alternative History. There will be stalls selling books, as well as book signings, readings, games, displays, costumes, fashion and more.

Among the authors taking part are Louise Allen, Jenny Barden, Jo Beverley, Annie Burrows, Christina Courtenay, Nicola Cornick, Jacqueline Farrell, Jean Fullerton, Hazel Gaynor, Juliet Greenwood, Liz Harris, Kate Johnson, Gwen Kirkwood, Lizzie Lane, Freda Lightfoot, Ruth Long, Sarah Mallory, Carol McGrath, Alison Morton, Liesel Schwarz and Anne Stenhouse.

Commenting on the event, RNA Chair Pia Fenton said; “It promises to be a fun event for everyone, with plenty of things on offer to interest anyone who likes books and history!”

Open 10am until 5pm, Blists Hill is one of the ten Ironbridge Gorge Museums. A great value Annual Passport Ticket allowing entry into the Town and the other nine Ironbridge Gorge Museums, valid for twelve months and unlimited return visits, costs £27.50 per adult, £21 for the 60 plus, £16.50 for students and children and £68 for a family of two adults and all their children aged up to 18 years in full time education (terms and conditions apply); under 5s free. Activities and workshops vary day-to-day and some carry an extra charge in addition to the museum admission fee. Individual museum entry tickets are also available.

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For further details about the Ironbridge Gorge Museums contact the Ironbridge Tourist Information Centre on Tel: 01952 433 424 or visit The Gorge is easily reached via the M6 and M54 motorways exiting at Telford (M54 junction 4 or 6).