About Us


I am a public speaker on the subject of food history, offering a variety of presentations to community groups, history and heritage societies, museum and more. I am a keen collector of vintage and antiquarian cookery books, manuscript recipes and have also collected an extensive range of "pots and pans" material culture.

Since 2013 I have written a regular food column for local newspapers and publications, including The Lincolnshire Echo, The Target Series and Retford Times. Since 2017 I also write a recipe page for Wolds Scene and Lincs Scene,which is a free publication that is posted through the to over 60,000 homes every six weeks. 

I work with Heritage Lincolnshire on a regular basis with their fantastic Layers of History project, offering historical cookery workshops. For details and to register your interest, please visit their website www.heritagelincolnshire.org 

If you would like to discuss booking me for your group, school, society - please email me at spanglythings@gmail.com. I am already getting booked up until the end of 2020, so it is advisable to book me as far ahead as possible. 

  You can follow me on Twitter Sadie Hirst@sadiemhirst or Sadie Hirst on Instagram or email spanglythings@gmail.com

Thank you for visiting my website and I look forward to welcoming you to one of my presentations or workshops in the future.

Best wishes, Sadie



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