Join us for afternoon tea with bestselling author Barbara Erskine as she talks about her stunning new novel The Story Spinner

A Welsh princess. A Roman general. The legends of Wales have been lost to the pages of time…

The land of the Silures, 382 AD

Elen is a princess promised to a general of Rome. Macsen came to Wales seeking an alliance that would advance his quest for power.

Despite warnings her marriage is destined for heartache, Elen is determined to honour her vows.

But this union will change her destiny forever…

Camp Meadow, 2024

Cadi is a writer who has discovered Elen’s lost story. As she puts pen to paper, she hears the sound of ghostly marching feet.

Opening the gate to the ancient meadow behind her cottage, could the secret behind Elen’s fate lie closer than she thinks?

But someone is desperate to keep the past buried, plotting to destroy the meadow…

Can Cadi uncover Elen’s story before it’s lost to time?

The Sunday Times bestselling author returns with a spellbinding tale of love, ambition, and secrets that have lain silent for over a thousand years…

Tickets include tea/coffee with scone jam & cream.


Barbara Erskine is the author of sixteen bestselling novels and three collections of short stories that demonstrate her interest in both history and the supernatural. Lady of Hay, her first novel, has sold millions of copies worldwide.

Tickets: £12 without book (Admits One, includes cream tea. £5 redeemable against a signed copy of The Story Spinner) or £27 with book (Admits One, includes cream tea & a signed copy of The Story Spinner)