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Brandsby WI...

Saturday 23rd July 2022

Patrick Wildgust, curator of Shandy Hall in Coxwold gave a really entertaining and lively talk at the Brandsby WI’s July Meeting.

Shandy Hall is the former home of the author, Laurence Sterne who wrote The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy which was first published in 1760.

Patrick started his talk speaking about Laurence and the art of storytelling.

Tristram Shandy was written in nine volumes which can be read in order. Each volume can also be ready out of order as each is a complete story.

Patrick also gave a talk on the wildlife local to the house. Whilst watching a number of ghost moths one evening. Patrick became interested in the moths around the grounds of Shandy Hall. In 2005, he organised his first moth event with an exhibition.

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