Talks

Talks

Speaking Volumes

Speaking Volumes  – Audio-books : Gordon Griffin   Gordon gave us a very entertaining talk on his work with audio-books describing how a young Geordie lad from Byker came, in…

Talks

Women Abroad

Elizabeth Cassie put her theatrical training to great effect at the February meeting when she gave an entertaining talk to the Society on ‘English Women Abroad’. She began by reminding…

Talks

‘Words’ – Readings on ‘Entertainment’

Our annual ‘Words’ meeting was well attended with eleven members presenting personal choices.  Their readings ranged from the familiar to the unknown and were, as our theme stated, very entertaining….

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Women Abroad: Elizabeth Cassie

On February 6th at 2pm Elizabeth Cassie gave a talk on nineteenth century English women travellers who wrote vividly about their experiences. She talked about Fanny Trollope (mother of Anthony),…