Bill Laws

Bill Laws is a writer and social historian, based in Herefordshire. The author of ten books and has written about country crafts including cider-making and brewing for publications including the Guardian and Daily Telegraph, Period House, BBC History and BBC's Who Do You Think You Are. He currently edits a series of journals and books on country matters, the latest being the social history of a West Midlands livestock market, A Slap of the Hand. Bill also runs a small photographic library, Arkitype.