Clare Balding in Ely

Saturday 22nd September 2012

  • Venue Ely Cathedral, CB7 4DL
  • Doors open 7.30pm
  • Start time 8pm
Image of Clare Balding

A treat for us all this autumn: fresh from the Olympics, Clare Balding is joining us to celebrate the publication of her memoirs, My Animals and Other Family. Following a highly successful career as a jockey, Clare reinvented herself as a presenter, commentator and journalist who has been a staunch figure at the heart of the BBC and, from the autumn, Channel 4. Over the course of two decades she has covered everything from Crufts to the Lord Mayor’s Parade, countryside walks in Ramblings and the joys of English life in Countryfile, all with her customary warmth and panache. My Animals and Other Family is a warm and witty examination of Clare’s childhood, for most of which, she says, “I actually thought I was a dog”…