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March 2019

Book Launch: The Vikings: From Odin to Christ by Martyn Whittock

Thu 14 March, 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Sarum College Bookshop will be welcoming back Martyn Whittock who will be discussing The Vikings: From Odin to Christ. The popular image of the Vikings is of tall red-headed men, raping and pillaging their way around the coast of Europe, stopping only to ransack monasteries and burn longships. But the violent Vikings of the 8th century became the pious Christians of the 11th century, who gave gold crosses to Christian churches and in whose areas of rule pagan idols were… Read more

April 2019

Grantchester: Before and After with James Runcie

Wed 10 April, 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Join Sarum College Bookshop for the launch of James Runcie’s latest book, The Road to Grantchester. The origin story of Grantchester’s beloved Archdeacon Sidney Chambers, The Road to Grantchester is a superb portrait of post-war Britain and the generation who rebuilt it; and the touching story of one young man finding his place in the world. James Runcie is an award-winning film-maker, Commissioning Editor for Arts at BBC Radio 4, and the author of ten novels. Sidney Chambers and The… Read more
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