Entries by Richard

Book Review – The Alexandria Quartet by Lawrence Durrell

LAWRENCE DURRELL – THE ALEXANDRIA QUARTET The Alexandria Quartet. No, not a small band of string players but the crowning achievement of English novelist Lawrence Durrell, and arguably one of the great literary masterpieces of the twentieth century. Lawrence George Durrell1 was born in India in 1912 to British colonial parents. Sent off to England […]

Knit and Natter 5th December

5th : 2 – 4 All welcome   Come and join us for Knit and Natter on 18th October when Sue Amphlett from Cottontail Crafts in Settle will be demonstrating a knitting machine for our knitting group. And we will be preparing our knitted poppy display. You are welcome to join us. This activity is […]

Talk on Phillip Larkin 12th December

Time : 10am – 12pm Talk by Ian Tennant regarding Phillip Larkin PHILIP ARTHUR LARKIN (1922 to 1985) Philip Larkin was a writer, poet, librarian and jazz critic. This talk will cover his life and work with an exploration of his professional and personal life and attitudes which contain quite a number of surprises. The […]