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Mary Berry confirmed as latest Literary Festival speaker

Famous chef Mary Berry has been confirmed as the latest speaker to join the Gibunco Gibraltar International Literary Festival 2023 line-up of authors.

Ms Berry is Great Britain’s favourite baker and author of more than 80 books, including the bestselling Mary Berry Cooks, Cook and Share, Mary Berry’s Simple Comforts, Mary Berry's Absolute Favourites, Mary Berry At Home and Mary Berry’s Baking Bible.

She was the much-loved judge on the BBC's The Great British Bake Off and has been teaching people to cook for more than four decades.

Cordon Bleu-trained in Paris, Ms Berry began her career as a magazine cookery editor before publishing her first cookbook in 1966.

In 2009, she was awarded the highly coveted Guild of Food Writers Lifetime Achievement Award and in 2012, she was made a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

In 2020, Ms Berry received the honour of Damehood in the Queen's birthday honours.

At the festival, she will be discussing her new book, Mary Makes It Easy, on Saturday November 17 at 5pm at The Convent.

Copies of the new book will be available to purchase at the venue after her talk.

Tickets for the event can be purchased online via or directly from the Box Office at the Garrison Library, open from 10am – 4pm Monday to Friday.

More speakers are to be announced in the coming

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