ABOUT RICHARD SURMAN
Richard Surman is a British writer & photographer who divides his time between Asturias, N Spain and the UK, who has worked extensively for advertising, editorial and corporate clients throughout the world and now concentrates on his own books and editorial assignments combining text and photography. Richard is also a CAA certified drone operator, producing high quality arial landscape and architectural images.
He has published a number of books with HarperCollins and Collins Reference as well as collaborating on a wide range of gardening, travel and specialist guide books. He contributes to magazines in the UK, Spain, Sweden and the USA, and has been a regular contributor to the National Churches Trust magazine. His latest book is a major revision and updating of John Betjeman's classic guide to parish churches - Betjeman's Best British Churches.
Richard is an experienced public speaker, available to give illustrated talks - appearances have included:
the Cheltenham Literary Festival,
the Wimbledon BookFest
Herefordshire Historic Churches Trust,
the Chipping Norton Literary Festival
the Not Just Betjeman Festival at Wantage
And online for a wide range of community groups
BY ANDREW GORDON