Things to see & do

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Be very scared...

On Sunday 2 November, at 4.30pm and 7pm, we're going to make the hairs on your neck stand up. Come and listen to writer and broadcaster Richard Crowest reading some ghost stories written by
E F Benson and other authors.

If you want to be frightened for £12; download the poster. that will show you where to buy your tickets.

A noteable tenant

A variety of books and authors

Margaret Rumer Godden, OBE (1907-1998): was an author of more than sixty books, both fiction and non-fiction. Her first best-seller was in 1939 for the novel: Black Narcissus and she won the Whitbread Award in 1972 for her novel: The Diddakoi.

Rumer Godden was the tenant of Lamb House from 1968-1973.

Colourful covers

Brian Cooks vibrant book dust jackets

Sir Brian Caldwell Cook Batsford (1910-1991), better known as Brian Cook, designed book dust jackets, with distinctive vibrant covers, from the 1930s to the 1950s. He was also a painter, publisher, a Member of Parliament and was knighted in 1974.

Sir Brian was the tenant of Lamb House from 1980-1987.