Lalage 'Lally' Snow is an acclaimed, award-winning photojournalist, writer and filmmaker. She has covered war and unrest in the Middle East and Afghanistan since 2007, making Kabul her home for more than five years. While there, she single-handedly produced, filmed and directed her first film Afghan Army Girls for Channel 4 and, in 2016, a series of her films and photographs were featured at The Smithsonian Museum in Washington DC. Most recently, she produced, filmed, directed and narrated The Gardeners of Kabul, a half-hour documentary for the BBC.
Lally’s first book, War Gardens, will be published by Hodder on September 6th 2018. The book explores current conflicts through the peaceful act of gardening – think A Million Bullets crossed with Gardener’s World. Copies will be available for purchase and signing at the event.
An original, creative and intrepid storyteller, Lally will be discussing her career and warzone experiences, sharing some of her photos and explaining the story behind War Gardens.