Thomas Harding is the best selling author of Hans and Rudolf and The House by the Lake as well as a journalist who has written for The Financial Times, The Guardian and The Sunday Times. In his latest book, Legacy, he tells the story of the largest catering company in the world: J Lyons. They transformed the way we eat, drink and entertain, and democratised luxury through the iconic Lyons’ Corner Houses. A tale of an immigrant family’s journey from rags to riches and an an illuminating exploration of Britain and its place in the world.
Tea and delicious homemade cakes will be served with this talk.