What’s on in York: Pamela Hartshorne -The Cursed Wife at Dringhouses Library on 27th March

Date : 27 March 2018
Day: Tuesday
Times : 19:00pm – 21:00pm
Venue: Dringhouses Library
Cost: £3

Join Pamela Hartshorne as she talks about her latest novel The Cursed Wife, a page-turning, psychological thriller set in Elizabethan London

Join Pamela Hartshorne as she talks about her latest novel The Cursed Wife, a page-turning, psychological thriller set in Elizabethan London.

Pamela is a York-based novelist, writer and historian. The Cursed Wife is her fifth novel,  and she has also written a number of non-fiction works  and has been the project editor  on several high-quality illustrated books.

Pamela Hartshorne has had a fascinating life and career including stints as cook on an outback cattle station, TEFL teacher in Jakarta and French-speaking interpreter on expedition in Cameroon before ending up back in London as foreign newsdesk secretary at ‘The Observer’. She then wrote 60 books for Mills & Boon as Jessica Hart as a method of funding her Ph.D. in Medieval Studies at the University of York. Pamela still lives in York and in addition to researching and writing historical novels she occasionally teaches writing courses and is a freelance project editor for illustrated books.

She has written 4 historical novels set in and around York, Time’s Echo, Memory of Midnight, The Edge of Dark and House of Shadows. Her fifth novel The Cursed Wife is  a page-turning, psychological thriller set in Elizabethan London.

Something a little different for Christmas? Try Goddards on Tadcaster Road

Something a little different this Christmas?

Goddards on Tadcaster Road

Take a seat in the former Terry family dining room that overlooks the Arts and Crafts garden and enjoy a special two or three course lunch.

Friday to Sunday

17th Nov to 17th Dec

Booking essential


To start:

  • Onion soup with gluten free cheese scone crouton.
  • Mackerel and beet salad.
  • Smoked salmon and herb mousse.

Main course:

  • Conisbee turkey and trimmings with seasonal vegetables.
  • Beef, onion and red wine pie with season vegetables.
  • Polenta and squash salad with goat’s cheese and orange dressing.

To finish:

  • Classic Christmas pudding.
  • Ginger and caramel cheesecake.
  • Poached pears in honey and orange.

Three courses £24.95

Two courses £19.95

More details and booking Call 01904 771956

What’s on in York: Animal Agents – can you solve the mystery?


Dringhouses Library :
Thu 31 Aug :
11.30am – 12.30pm

AnimalagentsThe Animal Agents have found more mysteries in the library. Come along and take part in our crafts, games and puzzles and help to solve them.

This event is suitable for 5-11 years old.

Booking is in person through any Explore York Library or by telephone at  York Explore Library on (01904) 552828 or  Acomb Explore Library on (01904) 552651