The Biographers’ Club member Gill Blanchard has had her first biography published. Lawson Lies Still in the Thames: The Extraordinary Life of Vice-Admiral Sir John Lawson was published by Amberley Publishing a couple of weeks ago. You can find details at: www.amberley-books.com/lawson-lies-still-in-the-thames.html

There will also be a book launch at Jarrolds in Norwich on 13 July at 6pm. See:  http://www.jarrold.co.uk/events-diary/events-list/an-evening-with-gill-blanchard

Other events will be taking place later this year, including an exhibition about John Lawson at the Scarborough Maritime Heritage Centre.