The Lost Rainforests of Britain: book & book tour

This post is by Guy Shrubsole. Image: book cover art by the wonderful Alan Lee.

My new book, The Lost Rainforests of Britain, was published by William Collins on 27th October.

You can order it from any of the following websites: (which supports independent bookshops)



Harper Collins

NHBS (Natural History Book Service)

… and available in all good bookshops from 27th October!

Book tour

From the start of November to early December, I’ll be doing a book tour! Come hear me speak at the following locations:

1st November – Totnes: Albatross events space, 7pm-9pm. Co-hosted by the East Gate Bookshop and The Bull Inn, 7pm. Book tickets here.

3rd Nov – Taunton: Temple Methodist Church, 7pm-8.30pm. Hosted by Brendon Books. Book tickets here.

8th Nov – Bristol: Stanfords, 6.30pm-8pm. Book tickets here.

9th Nov – Nailsworth: Three Storeys, 7pm. Hosted by the Yellow-Lighted Bookshop. Book tickets here.

10th Nov – Eden Project, Cornwall: I’ll be giving a talk at 2pm in the Core Building (Eden entry fee required).

10th Nov – Lost Gardens of Heligan, Cornwall: I’ll be giving a talk at 6.30pm. Buy tickets here.

14th Nov – 5×15 talks: I’ll be giving an online talk at 7pm. Book tickets here.

15th Nov – Horner Wood, Exmoor: we’ve postponed this walk-and-talk until better weather permits in spring 2023.

17th Nov – Bath: Topping Books, 7.30pm. Book tickets here.

19th Nov – Kendal Mountain Festival: I’ll be in conversation with author and conservationist Lee Schofield, 1.15pm-2.15pm. Book tickets here.

24th Nov – Ashburton: Ashburton Arts Centre, evening talk. Book tickets here.

27th Nov – Hay Festival Winter Weekend: I’ll be in conversation with journalist and editor Kitty Corrigan, 4pm. Book tickets here.

2nd December – Oxford University: I’ll be speaking as part of the Biodiversity Network seminar series, 4.15pm. More info here.

In spring 2023 I’ll be speaking at Ardtornish in Scotland, Machynlleth in Wales, Exeter in Devon and hopefully many more locations – check back here for more details nearer the time.

If you’d like to arrange a talk or event, please get in touch with me here!

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