Broadcaster at Portsmouth Cathedral

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POPULAR broadcaster Alan Titchmarsh will be talking about his latest book in a visit to a cathedral.

The gardener and chatshow host has just completed The Queen’s Houses, a guided tour through the halls, kitchens, stables and family rooms of the five royal residences.

Marie Telford, owner of Hayling Island Bookshop, has organised the event which will take place at Portsmouth’s Anglican Cathedral on October 10.

She said: ‘The soaring ceilings and stunning interior of Portsmouth Cathedral will be an absolutely perfect place for Alan to talk about the magnificent royal residences. We have put together a great value package for the evening and we are sure that tickets will be in great demand.’

To buy tickets call (023) 9246 6620.