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Penguin Live present Mary Portas In Conversation

Mary – retail guru, business woman and ‘Queen of Shops' – comes to Barnsley to discuss her life, her career, and her new book Work Like a Woman

The Civic are pleased to announce that the star of Mary’s Bottom Line, Mary’s Silver Service, Mary Portas Secret Shopper and What Britain Buys will appear in Barnsley this May.

“Ideas, solutions, wisdom, kindness and zero whining” Sali Hughes

Drawing on decades of business experience, Mary Portas in Conversation is packed with top tips and lively tales from a woman on a mission to make work a better place for everyone. Don’t miss this chance to hear Mary’s advice on how to be happier, more productive and more collaborative, whoever you are and wherever you work. 

Tickets to this motivational talk will also includes a paperback copy of Work Like A Woman.

The time to Work Like A Woman is now. Work is central to all our lives but only half of us are making the most of it – and we’re all losing out because of that. We need a radical re-evaluation of how we work - and a cultural shift at the heart of it. Mary’s book, Work Like A Woman will be the catalyst for change in your life, whatever level of work you’re currently at.

“Will make you change the way you think” Scarlett Curtis

“The fab Mary Portas calls us to arms” Jeanette Winterson

“Mary Portas is a woman on a missionForbes  


Mary Portas in Conversation is at The Civic, Barnsley on Sunday 19 May 2019 at 7:30pm

Tickets are £20 and includes a paperback copy of Work Like A Woman, RRP £8.99.

For more information and to book these events and more visit or call the Box Office on 01226 327000.