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Programme 2021 to 2022


4th November:   Joan Clyde

Children in War including Anne Frank and Dita Kraus (the secret librarian of Auschwitz)

2nd December:  Chris Davies (host)

Christmas Party with words and music plus a literary quiz for teams


6th January (Z):  Janet Ferguson

Prize-winning Debut Novels: Shuggie Bain; My Sister, The Serial Killer and more

3rd February (Z):  John Andrew

Nevil Shute: aeronautical engineer and author

Recommended books: No Highway, A Town Like Alice

3rd March(Z):  Douglas Irvine

S J Perelman: Humourous writer for the New Yorker and Marx Brothers films

Recommended book: The Most of S J Perelman.

7th April

Annual General Meeting

And planning for the following season

5th May: Chris Davies, Paul Hammond,
Rosemary Hughes, Pat Vokes

Diarists: a selection of fact and fiction, including Dorothy Wordsworth and Bridget Jones

2nd June:  Martin Hughes

Shakespeare in Ancient Rome
Does Shakespeare celebrate monarchy?

7th July: TBA

Recommended books are not essential reading for the talk.