CHURCHILL and Blakedown Historical Society is hosting a talk about 18th century poet and landscape gardener William Shenstone.

Audrey Duggan will tell her audience about "Forward looking and fearless - the under-rated William Shenstone of Halesowen.....and Harborough".

Shenstone married Anne Penn, daughter of William Penn, of Harborough Hall, Blakedown.

The event takes place on tonight at 7.30pm at Norman Dawson Sports Pavilion, Blakedown.

It costs £1 for members and £2.50 for non-members, including refreshments and entry into a prize draw.