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Brewin Dolphin helps literature lovers get back to nature

Written by Peter Davison .

Alex Minoudis, Myles Palmer, Laura Giddings and Stephen Depla of lead sponsors Brewin Dolphin with festival chairman Jan Williamson (centre) at the launch of the 2016 Literature FestivalThe popularity of nature writing in the UK will be celebrated by Marlborough Literature Festival this summer, in an event sponsored by wealth management company Brewin Dolphin.

Litfest Goes Wild features a raft of nature and gardening writers including Chelsea garden designer Rosy Hardy, 2015 Wainwright Prize for Nature and Travel Writing winner John Lewis-Stempel, The Otter’s Tale author Simon Cooper, and former National Trust and CPRE director general Dame Fiona Reynolds.

The event – for which tickets go on sale today (Thursday) priced £10 per talk at – takes place at Marlborough’s independent White Horse Bookshop on Saturday, June 3 ahead of the Lit Fest proper, which runs from September 28 to October 1.