BBC’s Simon King headlines Steinbeck event

BBC presenter, writer and wildlife advocate Simon King

BBC presenter, writer and wildlife advocate Simon King

BBC presenter, writer and wildlife advocate Simon King headlines this year’s Steinbeck Celebration: The Human Heart and the Land series of events in Limavady.

The event will take place from 7-19 October.

The annual Steinbeck Celebration in Limavady is a programme of arts events marking the ancestral heritage of US novelist John Steinbeck’s links to the North West.

In partnership with The John Hewitt Society, Roe Valley Arts & Cultural Centre celebrated Steinbeck’s creative connection to the natural world with a series of events that engage with the natural world, including nature writing, craft, film, music, and natural history talks and lectures.

Simon’s passion for the natural world is well known to television viewers worldwide through his work as a presenter and award-winning cameraman and wildlife photographer. He has been instrumental in some of the best known award-winning natural history television of recent years, including presenting Springwatch, Big Cat Diary, Planet Earth, Blue Planet and the Life series plus more recently African Cats for Disney.

Having recently published his first book NatureWatch, Simon will delight audience members of all ages by providing an intimate evening of stories and wonderful insights into the natural world on Saturday 8 October at 6pm, illustrated with his own photography.

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