Priestley’s Journey to Birmingham, Newcastle, Isle of Wight …

More Priestley events nationwide!

Birmingham Book Festival. Friday 23 October. 7pm, Birmingham Conservatoire. Tom Priestley, JB’s son, will be joined by writer and broadcaster Stuart Maconie, author of the bestselling Pies and Prejudice, to discuss English Journey. Tickets £5, book via the web page for the event.

Tyneside Museum. Tuesday 27 October, 6pm, Tyneside Museum in Newcastle.  Join Tom Priestley and Newcastle University professor, John Tomaney, who will discuss how the North East chapters in English Journey relate to modern Tyneside. Tickets are free but must be booked in advance either by phoning Janette Murphy on 0191 277 2307 or 0191 232 6789 or emailing

Seely Hall, Brook, Isle of Wight. 31 October 2009, 7-9 pm. Tom Priestley will share memories and show a film about JBP, who lived in Brook during the 1950s. Tickets £2.50 in advance (none sold on the door) ring 07784 733920 or email


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