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Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris: The Lost Words

Thursday 5th October 2017 7pm - 8pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event

Join best-selling author and logophile, Robert Macfarlane, and illustrator, Jackie Morris, for a discussion of the lost words of our childhood and the irreplaceable magic of language. 

All over the country, there are words disappearing from children's lives. Words from the natural world, from the countryside and the landscape. Words like Dandelion, Otter, Bramble and Acorn represent a space of discovery and imagination, of play and freedom, yet this rich landscape is rapidly fading from children's minds. 

Robert Macfarlane, author of Old Ways and Landmarks, casts a series of spells celebrating the poetry of nature in his new book, The Lost Words. Beautifully illustrated by Jackie Morris, it stands against the disappearance of wild childhood and wild places.

Come rediscover a wilderness of words at this exclusive to Foyles event.  


Tickets: £8 per ticket or £5 for Foyalty members. You must have your Foyalty card on you on the night to present at the door. Not a Foyalty member? Sign up for free here.
Venue: The Auditorium at Foyles, Level 6, 107 Charing Cross Road

Please note, no physical tickets will be issued (to save the trees!). Your email confirmation is proof of booking.​


We are unable to issue refunds to customers unable to attend the event without at least 24 hours' notice. To request a refund of your ticket purchase or purchases, email with your details and request.



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