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Christine Hallett

Tue 19th Dec, 7:15pm

Christine is Professor of Nursing History at the University of Manchester and has written several books about nursing in the first world war. She will be here to talk about and sign copies of her latest book ‘Nurses of Passchendale’. Drawing on letters, diaries and personal accounts she tells the stories of the nurses of many nations who cared for the traumatised and damaged soldiers being brought back from the front line.

Tickets are £5 to include a glass of wine or juice.

Jess’s Pick: Tom Hanks Uncommon Type


“Are you flirting with me?”
“No,” Anna said. “I’m propositioning you. Totally different thing. Flirting is fishing. Maybe you hook up, maybe you don’t. Propositioning is the first step in closing a deal.”

Lucy’s Pick: Meet Just William


The enduring classic Just William, adapted for younger readers by the “voice of William”, Martin Jarvis.

Monthly Reading Group Meeting

Mon 18th Dec, 7:00pm

Next meetings: December 18th – January 15th – February 19th

Rory Clements

Wed 24th Jan, 7:15pm

Rory will be here to talk about and sign copies of his latest spy thriller ‘Nucleus’ sent in Cambridge in 1939 surrounding the race to build the first nuclear bomb and featuring maverick Cambridge professor Thomas Wilde who is once more drawn into an intrigue from which there seems no escape. In a conspiracy that stretches from Cambridge to Berlin and from Washington DC to the west coast of Ireland, he faces deadly forces that threaten the fate of the world.

Rory is also known for his bestselling series set in Elizabethan England featuring the Queen’s spy John Shakespeare.

Tickets are £5 to include a glass of wine or juice.

Sally’s Pick: Watching Edie By Camilla Way


Slow burning and unsettling thriller of a toxic female friendship

Sam’s Pick: The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller


Heartbreaking and beautiful.

Sarah’s Pick: Secret Gardens of East Anglia


A private tour of 22 beautiful gardens in East Anglia.  Foreword by Beth Chatto