Richard Surman is a British writer & photographer who divides his time between Asturias, N Spain and his Herefordshire home in the UK. He 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 pilot, producing high quality aerial 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, updating and illustration 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 in person and online  - appearances have included:

the Cheltenham Literary Festival, the Wimbledon BookFest, Herefordshire Historic Churches Trust

Hellens Manor, Southside House, The Chipping Norton Literary Festival, The Not Just Betjeman Festival at Wantage

And online for a wide range of community groups

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