Frances Farrer-Brown

Frances Farrer-Brown

Regional Qualification(s):

South East England

Language(s):

English

Phone Number(s):

01903-724129, 01903-715041

Introduction:

I am a qualified nurse and run a part-time bed and breakfast business. Born and brought up on a mixed farm, rural affairs and the countryside (plus gardens, history & literature) have always been of abiding interest.

Personal Interests:

Literature including Jane Austen
Gardens
Countryside
History

Special Interests:

Agriculture

Most of my family is involved in agriculture and I maintain a keen interest.

Countryside

I was brought up in the depths of the countryside and have always been interested in the formation, traditions and way of life.

Gardens

Kent & Sussex were noted the top 2 counties for great gardens & gardeners. Millennium Seed Bank at Wakehurst Place

Sports & Pastimes

Racing - flat and national hunt. All sports except football.

Churches & Cathedrals

So much of English life. History is here. My religion is important to me.

Folklore & Traditions

Mummers plays, point-to-points, sheepdog trials, apple feasts, wassails, sweeps' festivals; even the Bognor birdman! What a variety.

Food & Drink

Tasty locally grown food is of interest to us all - we can follow its development from field to plate - or glass.

History & Prehistory

England's own invasion beaches - Roman & Norman. Many historic figures have made their mark on the South East

Literature

Rudyard Kipling, Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, the Bloomsbury set, Fanny Burney, E F Benson, Conan Doyle, Hilaire Belloc - what a feast.

Stately Homes & Country Houses

Wonderful buildings with treasures galore, following the development of civilised living. Houses that have matured over the centuries.

Endorsements:

Salisbury Cathedral, 2012 Venues, Windsor & Eton, Windsor Castle

Additional Qualifications:

S.R.N. M.I.T.G.

Driver Guide:

No