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October 2017

Esther Cheo Ying – Black Country to Red China

October 22, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Wellington Library, Larkin Way
Wellington, TF1 1LX United Kingdom
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CHINA: PAST, PRESENT, FUTURE … In the forward to her memoirs, Esther wrote that “it is hard to stay objective and see China for what it has become”. In this talk Esther will be describing how China has changed over the last century. Esther Cheo Ying was born in Shanghai in 1932 and then left China, with her English mother and infant siblings, to escape the tyranny of Japanese occupation. She was raised in the Midlands, as she described in…

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May 2019

Larkin Day – Philip Pullen Talk

May 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wellington Civic & Leisure Centre, Larkin Way
Wellington, Shropshire TF1 1LX United Kingdom
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Guided walk with Marc Petty, beginning outside All Saints Church, Wellington, TF1 3AP at 2pm and lasting approximately two hours. Marc will lead a guided tour around the poet's local haunts and consider his place in the wider heritage of a town with an impressive range of literary associations spanning several centuries. Then at 7.30pm in the Wellington Library, TF1 1 join Philip Pullen - who writes regularly for the Larkin Society Journal and recently contributed to the highly acclaimed…

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Bertie Pearce – Wonder Workers & The Art of Illusion

May 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

WONDER WORKERS & THE ART OF ILLUSION “...in which it is the very trickery that pleases me. But show me how the trick is done, and I have lost my interest therein.” Seneca (3BC-65AD) From the beginning of time the fascination with magic and the impossible has been widespread. Egypt was the cradle of magic. Sorcerer Priests used scientific principles to create illusions for the edification of worship and to hold power over the people. Where there was power there…

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Family Discovery Day

May 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints would like you to join us for a “Family Discovery Day”, and strengthen your family ties, past, present, and future. Discover how to find names to add to your family tree. Learn new techniques to preserve your family legacy. Find out how to share your discoveries with others. Be inspired with new ideas. Enjoy activities for all ages that will improve your family connections. Free access to online resources. This is a…

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