Janet Vokes – Dream Horse

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Janet Vokes – Dream Horse

Janet Vokes was working behind the bar in her local working men’s club in Cefn Fforest, a small community where hope was dwindling with the closure of mines across the UK. After an overheard conversation, she fixed upon the idea of breeding a racehorse.

The story of Dream Alliance, a horse raised by a woman who had only previously raised pigeons and dogs, is so compelling that it got made into a film, Dark Horse, winner of the World Cinema Documentary Audience Award at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. In Janet’s new book, Dream Horse, readers can experience in greater detail the real-life fairy tale of a Welsh barmaid who took on the ‘Sport of Kings’.

October 16 2021

Details

Date: October 16, 2021
Time: 4:00 pm
Website: Visit Event Website

Venue

The Festival Marquee, Castle Grounds

High Street, Crickhowell, NP8 1BE
Crickhowell, NP8 1BE GB

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