86. CONSTANT HEART: THE WARTIME DIARIES OF MAUD RUSSELL 1939-1945

Mottisfont Abbey was home to Maud Russell, an active figure in British political and artistic life. Maud’s granddaughter, Emily Russell, has edited her private diaries and will tell tales of Maud’s encounters with celebrated artists and writers such as Matisse, Rex Whistler and Ian Fleming, her wartime life on a country estate and her struggle to help her Jewish relations flee Nazi Germany.