Nancy Blackett on Film on TV This Weekend

by Nancy Blackett
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In case you are missing Nancy Blackett over the winter, you can see her on BBC2 this weekend in the film “Ginger and Rosa”. It is being shown on Saturday at 10:30 pm. We took Nancy Blackett to the River Medway in early 2012 for the filming of some of the scenes, which last for […]

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

by Nancy Blackett
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A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all our members, subscribers, followers and friends, from the Nancy Blackett Trust. May you have fair winds for good sailing in 2015. Artwork from cards by Claudia Myatt

Reminder: Vintage Classics Competition Ends Today!

by Nancy Blackett
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Today is the last day that you can enter our Vintage Children’s Classics Competition.  To celebrate the seventy-fifth anniversary of the publication of “Secret Water” earlier this month the Nancy Blackett Trust teamed up with Vintage Books to give you another chance to win a bumper prize. If you like to have a final chance […]

Those Last Dates for Christmas Orders are Approaching

by Nancy Blackett
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There is now merely a week to go until the Royal Mail’s last recommended posting dates for Christmas, so now is the time to order your Christmas gifts from the Nancy Blackett Shop. This helps the Trust to raise funds that contribute towards Nancy Blackett’s ongoing upkeep and operations. Highlights this year include new books […]

Our best-seller’s back!

by Nancy Blackett
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Our best-seller this Christmas in the Nancy Blackett Shop has undoubtedly been Sophie Neville’s book “The Making of Swallows and Amazons” – based on her journal written when she played Titty in the 1974 film and lavishly illustrated with unofficial photographs. In fact, we ran out of stock and had to reorder. Then the parcel […]

A First Class Christmas from the Nancy Blackett Trust

by Nancy Blackett
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There is still time to order your Christmas gifts from the Nancy Blackett Shop! Highlights this year include new books from Sophie Neville (“The Making of Swallows and Amazons”) and Julia Jones (“The Lion of Sole Bay”), the return of the Three Boats Teatowel (featuring Nancy Blackett, Peter Duck and Ragged Robin) now on unbleached […]