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February 2020

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

5 February, 2020 @ 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

21 February, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Morrab Library TR18 4DA United Kingdom + Google Map

  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

4 March, 2020 @ 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

19 March, 2020 @ 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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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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