Virginia Ironside



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Anyway, I’m delighted you’re here, so hello.


Latest News

Updated 09/05/2016

My New Book Has Been Published.

My latest book No, Thanks! I’m Quite Happy Standing! was published by Quercus on 21 April 2016. It’s now available from Amazon UK here.

No Thanks I'm Quite Happy Standing Cover

I was really touched by Wendy Holden writing about how much she enjoyed the book in her Daily Mail column. Read her review here.

More 2016 Live Dates

The latest details of my live shows in 2016 are now online with more being added regulalrly and I look forward to seeing you there.

Find out where you can see my show Growing Old Disgracefully and book tickets HERE

 Virginia Ironside on BBC Radio 4’s Loose Ends

I recently appeared as a guest on this BBC Radio 4 programme to talk about my latest book No, Thanks! I’m Quite Happy Standing!  You can listen again here.

‘Granny Annexe’ Columns Online

The latest editions of my monthly column for The Oldie are now available to read here.

Robin Ironside Website

A content rich online resource dedicated to the life and work of Robin Ironside is now available here

My book Robin Ironside: Neo-Romantic Visionary (written with Peter Boughton, and Simon Martin) was published to accompany two exhibitions of my late uncle’s work in 2012. It’s now available from the Pallant House Gallery BookshopYou can find out more about Robin Ironside and hear me talking about him on the BBC radio Today programme here.