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Roy Castle’s widow to appear at Knutsford festival
3:00pm Friday 8th March 2013 in News
IT is only two weeks to the Real Lives Festival at Knutsford Methodist Church, when Fiona Castle will be interviewed about her life.
Fiona – who will be interviewed by host Paul Hinton on March 23 at 7.30pm – was born on the Wirral and worked in the theatre as a dancer and singer for seven years before marrying Roy Castle, who was, at that time, a well-known entertainer.
They were married for 31 years before Roy died of lung cancer in 1994. They had four children and Fiona now enjoys her time with three grandchildren.
Fiona has written a number of books, including five anthologies of prose and poems, autobiographies and a book on coping with cancer. More recently she has written a book for Global Care, about some of the places where she has worked, on their behalf, in many countries.
Much of Fiona’s time is spent travelling around the country sharing her story at events; speaking at charity events for Hospices, Cancer Research UK Rotary and various church events.
She is also president of Activate, an organisation which encourages Christian women to take God’s love into their local community, through a variety of low-key, friendly events and seminars. Fiona was given an OBE for her work with Global Care and other charities in 2004.
For further information on the Real Lives Festival contact the organisers, St John’s Church on 01565 755160 and Knutsford Methodist Church on 01565 652251.