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Mya-Rose Craig aka Birdgirl in conversation with Dr Phil Hammond

Friday 29th September 2023 – 7.30pm

An evening exploring Mya-Rose’s life as an environmental activist and how birding helped her during a deepening family mental health crisis.

Fri, 29 September 2023

Compton Martin Village Hall
Compton Martin
BS40 6JN



Dr Phil Hammond, NHS specialist, Private Eye journalist, campaigner & comic is back with a thought-provoking and funny evening chatting to 21-year-old best-selling author Dr Mya-Rose Craig about her memoir ‘Birdgirl: Discovering the Power of Our Natural World’, out in paperback on 5th October 2023 published by PRH Jonathan Cape. Discover Mya-Rose Craig’s moving and life-affirming memoir about family, mental health and the failures in NHS treatment and the power of our natural world on our health.

‘Lyrical, poignant and insightful’ Margaret Atwood
‘A prodigy takes Flight…Craig manages to capture so vividly what birds mean to her and her family… filled with…hope and energy.’ 
*Winner of the Somerset Maugham Award 2023*

‘If Dr Phil were a medicine, you should swig him by the litre’ ★★★★ The Times

Copies of Mya-Rose’s memoir, Birdgirl, will be available on the evening.