Author talk at Tunbridge Wells library

Meet author Melody Foreman who will be talking about her new book ‘Bomber girls’

Tuesday 24 February 7.00pm

Risking their lives and flying in all weathers, the Bomber Girls were the women pilots of the Air Transport Auxiliary. During World War II they flew Spitfires, Hurricanes and Lancaster Bombers from factories to RAF bases across Britain. Melody Foreman’s book charts the story of these brave and dedicated women.

Historical note – Pauline Gower, who was instrumental in setting up the women’s arm of the Air Transport Auxilliary, was born and grew up in Tunbridge Wells

Tickets are priced £1.00 and can be booked by contacting Tunbridge Wells library 03000 413131 or email tunbridgewellslibrary@kent.gov.uk

Pembury Library – Half Term

Pembury library is holding a special activity for children during half term – could you put the details on the Pembury village website?

Thursday 30 October from 2.30 – 4.00pm.
The activity is based on the popular Hairy Maclary books and will include storytelling and crafts.
Tickets are free, but places limited, so booking is advised.
telephone 03000 41 31 31 or email pembury.library@kent.gov.uk

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Future event at Tunbridge Wells Library

The event is a special visit by the writers of ‘The Dreamers’, a musical based on the life of David Reginald Salomons, on Wednesday 1 October at 6.30pm.
David Reginald Salomons was the only son of David Salomons of Broomhill, Southborough.  He was killed along with many other soldiers on the Hythe when it was sunk during World War I.
The writers James Beeny and Gina Georgio will talk about the production ahead of its premiere at the Assembly Hall, Tunbridge Wells  They will be joined by some of the cast who will play a selection of songs from the show.
Tickets for the evening are free, but booking is advisable.
Telephone 03000 41 31 31 or email tunbridgewellslibrary@kent.gov.uk