Local author Sally Page – In conversation with Nicola Liddicoat

The Keeper of Stories

When Janice starts cleaning for Mrs B – a shrewd and tricksy woman in her nineties – she meets someone who wants to hear her story. But Janice is clear, she is the keeper of stories, she doesn’t have a story to tell. At least, not one she can share.

Mrs B is no fool and knows there is more to Janice than meets the eye. What is she hiding? After all, doesn’t everyone have a story to tell?

Gillingham author Sally Page’s debut novel, ‘The Keeper of Stories’, has been described as the most charming and uplifting novel you will read this year. Sally combines her love of history and writing with her abiding interest in the stories people have to tell. How do we get to know one another? What is the role of stories in our lives?

The Keeper of Stories’ has consistently been in the Top 5 book sales on Amazon, has already sold over 125,000 copies over the past four months and is available in 6 countries.


Date and Time

14 October 2022 at 11:30 am


United Reformed Church, Mere

Ticket Prices

£10.00 per person

Tickets for this talk will be available 11 August for Friends of the Festival, general sale will be available 18 August 2022.

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