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Ways With Words at Dartington, 2022

Friday 8th – Sunday 17th July

Ways with Words is a book festival, held at the beautiful Dartington Hall estate. This year, back for the first time since 2019, the festival will be held from Friday 8th – Sunday 17th July. Join us as we celebrate stories, books and those who create them.

I Shot Frank Zappa, an illustrated talk by Robert Davidson

Confessions of a 1960s rock ‘n’ roll photographer

Barn, Dartington

Mon 11 Jul 2022 at 17:00
Robert Davidson, rock ‘n’ roll photographer
“It took just five minutes in 1967 to alter the course of Robert Davidson’s life, just one photo. That photo was of Frank Zappa sitting on a toilet in a London hotel room. The photo became one of the defining images of the rock’n’roll era, and proved to be both a blessing and a curse for the man behind the camera. As he approaches his 80th birthday, Robert’s life story is now being published, sharing a remarkable life and a career spanning six decades. He is proof that by holding on, your dreams can come true.”

Buy your tickets now to join Robert for his popular illustrated talk, ‘I Shot Frank Zappa‘, as part of the Dartington Ways With Words Festival, including excerpts from his upcoming autobiography.
I Shot Frank Zappa, an autobiography by Robert Davidson