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December 2018

Deadlier Than The Male: Wives of the Generals, 1677-1937

1 December, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Morrab Library TR18 4DA United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

How much influence did notable wives have on the leading commanders in British military history? These women tend to be disregarded but, as Trina Beckett demonstrates in this revealing and thought- provoking study, their influence has often been profound. Taking examples from the eighteenth century to the Second World War, she uncovers a hidden dimension in the rise to prominence of some of Britain’s most famous soldiers and documents a series of fascinating relationships between powerful men and equally powerful…

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Christmas Party

7 December, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Morrab Library TR18 4DA United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

Morrab Library's Christmas party, with carols performed by the Buccas Four. There will also be a presentation of the Library Commemorative Book by Sue Lexington and Steph Haxton. As well as plenty of Christmas cheer!

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Ukulele Day

8 December, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Morrab Library TR18 4DA United Kingdom + Google Map

The Music Box (Penzance family run musical instrument and accessory shop), will host a day of ukulele demos and tutorials at the Library. No experience necessary - just drop-in!

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January 2019

Searching for Roland Morris – A Talk by Suzy Williams

January 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Morrab Library TR18 4DA United Kingdom + Google Map

ALL WELCOME - BOOKING RECOMMENDED - SUGGESTED ENTRY DONATION £4Roland Morris, a marine salver among many other things, once said “In order to find sunken treasure one has to start with a chart, preferably one made of old leather soaked in oil." And by thunder, when as a young teenager, he found one and therein lies our story of one man's quest to rescue from the sea what the sea had taken from the many.Our voyage of discovery takes us…

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February 2019

FULLY BOOKED! Graphology Talk

February 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Morrab Library TR18 4DA United Kingdom + Google Map

Please note that this talk is now fully booked. If you have already booked a place and find that you can't attend please do let us know as we have a waiting list! Claire Pearcey, BAoG, studied graphology at the British Academy of Graphology in London and taught the subject of handwriting analysis at the BBC. She promises a fascinating talk on how to tell a person's character from their handwriting and how this information is used in the world…

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