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LIBRARIES BATTLE LIBRARY

BATTLE LIBRARY

Tuesday 17 April, 7pm

Saturday 12 May, 2pm

Frankenstein:

A Long Way from Home by Una Chandler

The First 200 Years Christopher Frayling traces the journey of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein from limited edition literature to the bloodstream of contemporary culture. Livestreamed from the British Library.

Talk by RBC Chaplain Una Chandler who came to Reading in early 1960s aged 17 from Barbados with £2 in her pocket. This talk is FREE

BATTLE LIBRARY Friday 4 May, 7pm

BATTLE LIBRARY

The Communist Manifesto:

Saturday 26 May (date and time TBC)

Martin Rowson, Nina Power and Mark Steel Comedian and broadcaster Mark Steel and political philosopher Nina Power join The Guardian cartoonist Martin Rowson, creator of a new graphic novel version of this seminal text. Live-streamed from the British Library. CENTRAL LIBRARY Saturday 5 May, 2pm

Ancestors / A Tree without Roots

Tracing Caribbean Family History Paul Crooks will be coming to Reading Libraries to talk about his knowledge of family history, Paul traced his family back 6 generations to slaves captured in West Africa and then to the sugar plantations in Jamaica. Tickets available at Central and Battle Libraries, £4 (£3 to library members)

by Paul Crooks

Paul talks about his knowledge of family history, tracing his family back 6 generations to slaves captured in West Africa. Tickets available at Central and Battle Libraries, £4 (£3 to library members) BATTLE LIBRARY Tuesday 8 May, 7pm

Reading and the Spanish Civil War

Britain and the Luftwaffe 1939 – 45 Looking at the remarkable men and women from Reading who fought for the Republican government in Spain. Tickets available at Central and Battle Libraries, £4 (£3 to library members)

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BATTLE LIBRARY Saturday 14 July, 1-4pm

Reading Castle

Reading Abbey in the 12th Century and the Mystery of Reading Castle Medieval texts talk about a castle built by in the 12th Century by King Stephen and associated with Reading Abbey. Where might this castle have been?

All tickets are inclusive of booking fee, see page 50 for details

Reading Arts & Venues Summer 2018 What's On Brochure  

The Hexagon ~ South Street Arts Centre ~ The Concert Hall ~ Reading Museum ~ Reading Abbey ~ Reading Libraries ~ Reading Sport & Leisure ~ B...

Reading Arts & Venues Summer 2018 What's On Brochure  

The Hexagon ~ South Street Arts Centre ~ The Concert Hall ~ Reading Museum ~ Reading Abbey ~ Reading Libraries ~ Reading Sport & Leisure ~ B...

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