Book Launch Party with Julian Norton, star of ‘The Yorkshire Vet’

Thirsk Vet, Julian Norton, star of Channel 5’s series The Yorkshire Vet, will be launching Norton Julian (1) - Credit Natasha Jarvishis new book ‘Horses, Heifers and Hairy Pigs: The Life of a Yorkshire Vet’ at White Rose BookCafe, Thirsk on Saturday September 17, from 11am to 1pm.

Julian will be personally signing copies of his new book, and be telling some amusing anecdotes and stories of his working life at The Skeldale Veterinary practise in Thirsk, which was the original inspiration behind author James Herriot’s ‘All Creatures Great and Small’.

Julian has not only been busy at the Skeldale Veterinary practise, but has found the time to write his own book, published on September 22 by Michael O’Mara (rrp £12.99) following the success of the TV series ‘The Yorkshire Vet’. The book is the memoirs of  his working life in the North Yorkshire countryside, treating all creatures from pups to alpacas, rabbits to exotic pigs, his vocation and love of his work shines from every page, as well as his love of his home county.

Horses Heifers and Hairy Pigs CoverSeptember 2016 sees the third TV series of  ‘The Yorkshire Vet’ commencing, also with a Christmas special edition planned. The fly-on-the-wall documentary is one of the channel’s highest rating shows.

For further information on this event telephone White Rose Books 01845 524353, visit or e-mail

Signed copies of the book can be pre ordered by telephoning White Rose Books 01845 524353.



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  • The Book Cover
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