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January 2020

FULLY BOOKED: A Silence That Speaks: a Family Story Through and Beyond the Holocaust – talk by Susan Soyinka

January 15 @ 2:00 pm
Morrab Library TR18 4DA United Kingdom + Google Map

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED - please contact us if you want to be added to the reserve list. For our first talk in the New Year we welcome local author and Morrab Library Trustee Susan Soyinka. A Silence That Speaks: a Family Story Through and Beyond the Holocaust is an extraordinary family story coinciding with the 75th anniversary of the liberation of German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz in January 2020. An extraordinary story, spanning eight generations, of…

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February 2020

John Wesley’s ‘Journal’ as travel writing about Cornwall – A Talk by Dr Peter S. Forsaith

February 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Morrab Library TR18 4DA United Kingdom + Google Map

Apologies but this talk is now fully booked. Let us know if you would like to be added to the reserve list. This talk will look at John Wesley’s Journal not as religious narrative but as travel writing – particularly about Cornwall - since Wesley described much of what he saw, and how it was changing in his lifetime. Dr Peter Forsaith is Research Fellow of the Oxford Centre for Methodism and Church History at Oxford Brookes University. His historical…

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Super Storytime – Henry & the Yeti

February 21 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Morrab Library TR18 4DA United Kingdom + Google Map
£5

  Super Storytime at Morrab Library - Henry & the Yeti. This session is led by Jak Stringer, former librarian of Heamoor CP School, who believes in the creative superpower of a good story. Storytime is a journey for 5 to 8 year olds but there will be refreshments for the grown-ups they bring along! Friday 21st February, 10.30am £5 fee (includes tea & cake!) & Booking Essential. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 01736 364474 / enquiries@morrablibrary.org.uk

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March 2020

In Search of Emidy – Talk & Performance

March 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Morrab Library TR18 4DA United Kingdom + Google Map

In search of Emidy - A talk, live performance and Q&A by Tunde Jegede on the life & times of the c19 composer and virtuouso violinist, Joseph Antonio Emidy. 4th March, 2pm – £8 / £6 Concession Booking Essential – payment in advance – CASH ONLY

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CANCELLED – Medical Students’ Displays: Drop in

March 19 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Morrab Library TR18 4DA United Kingdom + Google Map

DROP IN ANYTIME BETWEEN 11.00am and 1.00pm We are delighted to welcome five University of Exeter medical students as they present individual displays and share their research on a range of topics on medical history, including: Sir Humphry Davy’s contribution to the development of anaesthesia the artist Bryan Pearce’s medical condition and how it affected his art health beliefs during the time of the plague, particularly in the village of Eyam Leonardo Da Vinci and his studies of anatomy the…

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