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April 2020

POSTPONED – Meet the Occupants of the Elizabeth Treffry Room: Talk Wed 8th April

8 April, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Maggi Livingstone of Hypatia Trust invites you to come and meet three of the women who form part of the Archive of the Elizabeth Treffry Room at Morrab Library Violetta Thurstan 1879 -1978  WWI heroine, linguist, writer of both fact and fiction, traveller and weaver Grace Pettman Pout 1870-1952 Preacher, writer of 50 novels & 270 short stories, began her career when she was just 7 years old Litz Pisk 1909-1997 Artist, writer and internationally renowned teacher of Movement at The…

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November 2021

Abigail Reynolds’ Lost Libraries – fully booked

3 November, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Morrab Library TR18 4DA United Kingdom

THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED... 'Normal' service is on its way... We are delighted to let you know that we are making a tentative step towards resuming our talks programme, and the first of these promises to be quite special. Numbers by necessity need to be reduced in the Reading Room, so this will 'sell out' quite fast - apologies to those who miss out this time. We will retain a waiting list in case of cancellations. As ever,…

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December 2021

Christmas Party

4 December, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

You are invited to join us on Saturday 4th December from 1pm for some festive frivolity at the Morrab Library Christmas party!  There will be a free drink on arrival, a cash bar by donation, seasonal nibbles and an abundance of good cheer.  Please email enquiries@morrablibrary.org.uk or call 01736 364474 to RSVP.  We look forward to seeing you there for a mince pie or two! 

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The Twelve Days Of Herbert Thomas

11 December, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

As many know, the talk programme we offer has become incredibly popular with our members, and we are aware that many others miss out on the chance to attend using our current first in, first served approach. So we are going to trial a new system, which we hope will be significantly fairer to all of our members. The first of these trials will go ahead for this event  - Camidge & Stringer (two of our brilliant members) will be…

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January 2022

Robert Burns – The Curly Heided Swan

January 5 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Enter the ballot for a celebration of Rabbie Burns. On Wednesday 26th January 2022 we will be celebrating the Scottish poet, Robert Burns, with Scotsman Des Hannigan, through stories and verses and a recital of the bard's famous narrative poem 'Tam o' Shanter'. Poet of the people and the pastoral, Burns merged a liberal, humane approach to life, salted with realism and romanticism, and more than a hint of bad behaviour. In Tam o' Shanter, he spins the glorious, cautionary tale of the drunken…

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