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Programme 2021 to 2022

2021


4th November:   Joan Clyde

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

This meeting will be held on Zoom at 7:30


2nd December:  Chris Davies (host)

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





2022

6th January:  Janet Ferguson

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


3rd February:  Jill Swale

Reinterpreting "The Merchant of Venice"
Where should our sympathies lie?


3rd March:  Elizabeth Treadgold (host)

Growing up: a themed evening of prose and poetry


17th March:  John Andrew  (by Zoom)

Nevil Shute: aeronautical engineer and author






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:  Douglas Irvine

S J Perelman: humorous writer for The New Yorker and Marx Brothers films