Love Goostrey Asks: Alan Garner

At Love Goostrey we like to get to know the people of our local area. We were thrilled then that the globally-respected author Alan Garner, described by Philip Pullman as “the most important British writer of fantasy since Tolkien” very graciously agreed to answer our questions. You’ve lived in this area of Cheshire all your […]

Blackden Trust lecture: 11th March The Story of Alderley

Blackden Trust lecture: 11th March The Story of Alderley

Saturday 11th March 2017, 3pm: Alan Garner is to introduce a talk by Professor John Prag (Honorary Professor at Manchester Museum) “ The Story of Alderley; Life on the Edge ” at Terra Nova School. Tickets £10….. ‘In 1953 the schoolboy Alan Garner rediscovered a wooden shovel originally found in the Alderley copper mines in 1875. […]

Outstanding contribution to heritage: The Garners shortlisted

Outstanding contribution to heritage: The Garners shortlisted

Angel Awards: why we must continue to safeguard our heritage sites by Alan Garner and Griselda Garner Children’s author Alan Garner and his wife Griselda have lived at Toad Hall, a medieval house in Cheshire, for over fifty years. Together, they have saved it from decay and dereliction and restored it to its former glory with very little modernisations. They have […]