Popular author to speak in Portishead

PUBLISHED: 16:00 28 July 2018

Anna Jacobs

Anna Jacobs


A best-selling author will visit Portishead next week.

Anna Jacobs will be at Somerset Hall in The Precinct at 7.30pm on August 9.

She has is the fourth most borrowed adult author from public libraries in the UK and has just published her 81st novel.

Her past works include romance, historical sagas and fantasy novels.

While in Portishead, Anna will speak about her life and explain how she sets about writing three novels a year.

She now lives in Australia but is in England for research, and her visit to the town will be one of only two taking place in the South West.

Staff from Clevedon’s Books On The Hill store will also be at the event to sell copies of her latest books.

Free tickets can be booked by calling 01934 426040, or alternatively by emailing portishead.library@n-somerset.gov.uk and online.

Other News Stories


‘Antisocial’ drivers have been caught reaching speeds of more than 70mph in Nailsea town centre.

Read more
31 minutes ago

Environmental campaigners will be busy helping to tidy up the coastal areas around Portishead at the weekend.

Read more
Yesterday, 17:00

The NHS will enhance its services in the South West as it gears-up for the most ‘challenging’ winter in years.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:00

Nailsea Lions has donated £280 to the Bristol Heart Institute to thank staff for the ‘excellent’ treatment given to one of their members.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:57

A Barrow Gurney animal sanctuary, faced with closure, is appealing for funds.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:43

Scores of children spent hours enjoying football coaching during half-term.

Read more
Yesterday, 06:54

Police in Nailsea are urging the community to help run sessions for youngsters on Friday nights to prevent antisocial behaviour.

Read more
Wed, 18:56

Hard-working sailing volunteers from Clevedon and Yatton will have a royal appointment this week to recognise decades of service.

Read more
Wed, 16:08

North Somerset Council’s carer’s assessments and support strategies have been criticised after a father was left to care for his child for 20 weeks without adequate information.

Read more
Wed, 14:00

Crafts and songs were on the timetable at a Nailsea church.

Read more

Most Read News

Read Online

Read the North Somerset Times e-edition E-edition

Local Weather



max temp: 14°C

min temp: 9°C

Useful Links

Reader Travel

Clevedon Tide report

Family Notices 24

Newsletter Sign Up

North Somerset Times twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Show Job Lists

Find planning applications