Alistair McGowan guest celebrity at dinner in Hadlow Down

ACTOR and impressionist Alistair McGowan is the guest celebrity at a candlelit dinner on Friday, October 7 in the timber-framed barn at Wilderness Wood, Hadlow Down.

To mark the first anniversary of a series of monthly dinners the Yarrow family have invited Alistair who will take fellow guests on a personal journey. Best known for his impersonations on BBC1’s BAFTA-winning The Big Impression, his career has ranged from irreverent comedy to serious drama together with writing and directing.

Alonside his performing career Alistair is speaks passionately on environmental issues. He’s helped promote campaigns for Sustrans, the Woodland Trust, Trees for Cities and Recycle Now and is an ambassador for WWR-UK. He developed a green charter for the film industry and together with Zac Goldsmith, Emma Thompson and Greenpeace bought a strip of land to block development of the third runway at Heathrow. He’s never owned a car.

The evening’s menu includes woodland canapes, spiced lamb meatballs and chestnut chocolate pudding with local and organic wines. The evening costs £35 per person. Book on: 01825 830509.